fly spray

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fly spray

n
1. a liquid used to destroy flies and other insects, sprayed from an aerosol
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fly spray

n(spray m inv) moschicida m
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My advice is, forget all the nasty chemical fly sprays and let a daddy long legs live happily in the corner of a room as they catch everything quickly.
"In addition to this you would have to pay for a monthly farrier, every six months to a year for the teeth to be checked by a dentist and then obviously there are veterinary fees, tack and sundry consumables such as shampoo and fly sprays, and there are plenty of shops around Dubai to buy these things." And buying the right equipment is important.
Even miscellaneous items such as fly sprays, shampoos and hay nets were taken.
PESTICIDES Including weed killer and any chemical that is used to kill pests and insects such as fly sprays.
Residents and businesses have battled to ward off the insects with sticky flypapers and fly sprays, as well as putting heavy netting over doorways.
A report from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists titled Chemical Exposures During Pregnancy: Dealing with Potential, but Unproven, Risks to Child Health suggests mums-to-be should stay away from shampoo, sunscreen, new cars, non-stick frying pans, new furniture, moisturisers, shower gels, garden pesticides, fly sprays and painkillers.
Fly sprays, antibiotics, men taking saunas, two glasses of milk, vitamin D2, a sliced white loaf, bacon, saturated fat, processed meat and mouthwash have all been rated good and bad when it comes to cancer.
Fly sprays are OK but swiping them with a rolled Examiner is more satisfying I find.
FLY sprays use the same chemicals found in sheep dips.
As well as head lice shampoo, they are now used in household and garden bug-busters such as fly sprays, animal and carpet flea sprays, flea collars and garden insecticides under the names Malathion and Dichlorvos.
For the fly season, a fan will be more helpful to the horse than most fly sprays and it is also a wonderful treat for the "overheated" farrier.
Meanwhile, respiratory expert Dr Patrick Manning told sufferers: "Small changes - for example, reducing exposure to air fresheners and fly sprays - can impact hugely on the level of symptoms."