flystrike


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flystrike

(ˈflaɪˌstraɪk)
n
1. (Agriculture) the infestation of wounded sheep by blowflies or maggots
2. (Veterinary Science) the infestation of wounded sheep by blowflies or maggots
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Other ways to reduce chances of flystrike is to clean soiled bedding daily and check rabbit's bottoms at least twice a day for dirt or maggots.
Mr Smith decided to go the same day and said Wallwork told him one of the sheep had flystrike, where flies lay their eggs and the hatched maggots eat the flesh.
Or put ice cubes into your dog's water to cool it down | Wrap an ice pack from the freezer in a tea towel so your dog or cat can rest on it or put damp towels in the freezer for your pet to lie on | Put bottles of frozen water wrapped in a towel in rabbit and guinea pig enclosures - make sure there is a shady part of the exercise area at all times | Rabbits are more susceptible to flystrike in the summer so be sure to check them regularly | If your dog enjoys water use a paddling pool, hose or sprinkler | Make sure pets have constant access to shade and don't over exercise them in the heat If you would like give Tinker or Flash a home, call Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre on 0300 123 0745 or email brynymaen@rspca.
Flystrike in New Zealand: an overview based on a 16-year study, following the introduction and dispersal of the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina Wiedemann (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
In vitro effectiveness of ivermectin and spinosad flystrike treatments against larvae of the Australian sheep blowfly Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Calliphoridae), Aust.
But many other humane options for flystrike prevention are readily available.