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Botfly infestations (warbles) on the squirrells in my

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Botfly infestations (warbles) on the squirrells in my yard--is there anything I can do to stop these flies?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Phil replied 2 months ago.

Hello, this is not an answer. There may not be one. I will post a few links this one is general http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/flies/squirrel_bot_fly.htm

with enough of these fly traps around the botfly population would be reduced... that would only be a 50% solution at best however

http://www.bitingflies.com/

4 or 5 of these in the area would reduce the botfly population even more

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Catchmaster-SilenTrap-Electric-Flying-Insect-Trap-1-Unit-906-1/203340605

another

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yakQ4pKxDs

a combination of these measures would make a very unfriendly environment for botflys.

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