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We provide 3 species of predatory fly parasites: Spalangia cameroni, Muscidifurax zaraptor and Muscidifurax raptorellus.
All three species working together are more affective in eliminating flies.

Fly Parasites are gnat-sized, nocturnal, burrowing insects which do not bite, or sting humans and animals. Adaptable to all climates, these parasites reproduce in one to two weeks, thus constantly replenishing the beneficial insect population. The fly Parasites are the naturally occurring enemy of all manure breeding pest flies. In nature these tiny insect predators serve as a major check of fly populations by destroying flies in the immature maggot and pupa stages. Fly Parasite are specific to flies, never attacking anything else. It's important to realized that these tiny wasps have absolutely no effect on horses or humans. They stay close to the manure and dirt where filty pest, and even if they could reach you or your horse, the fly parasite are so small that they cannot sting. Their main purpose in life is to act as a natural predator against filty flies and they do a great job. Fly Parasites are a preferred alternative to chemical insecticides that are hazardous to human and animal life. NO ADVERSE SIDE EFFECTS. A major benefit of biological control is that it avoids completely the adverse side effects of chemical sprays, such as poison residue in the environment affecting not only the pests but also non-target animals (songbirds, beneficial insects, etc.) and most importantly your domestic stock. This is a serious problem as some of the common spray residues are effective for up to 3 or 4 years, and remember that poisonous toxic chemicals become less effective with repeated use.


Fly Parasite Control:

Fly Parasites, the natural enemy
- Kill developing flies.
- Break the life cycle of the fly.
- Attack fly larvae and pupae

Beneficial Nematodes
Steinernema carpocapsae one or two applications per year will also help in reducing the fly population.

Fly Managment Program

- Remove manure regularly.
- Compost waste properly.
- Repair leaky water devices.
- Keep feed storage areas dry.

Parasite Particulars

fly circle diagram
  • Gnat-sized, nocturnal, and burrow into the soil.

  • Can be used to treat dogs, poultry, swine, feed lots, dairies, and other facilities where flies are a problem.

  • Will NOT bite or harm humans and animals.

  • Reproduce in 1-2 weeks, constantly reinforcing the parasite population.

  • Sold in the form of parasitized pupae, and are easy to disperse.

  • Travel up to 80 yards to find food sources (fly pupae)

  • Adaptable to all climates.

  • Bio-Balanced Fly Control is the long overdue solution for livestock owners, breeders, and trainers.

  • Bio-Balanced Fly Control programs are the safest, most cost effective way to control filth-breeding flies!

Parasite Application

Your insects arrive in a bag as parasitized pupae in a sawdust medium. The pupae are at various stages of development. Store at room temperature away from dogs and ants. Check for hatching over the next day or two by holding the bag up to a light source. When the first gnat-like parasites appear inside the bag it's time for application. Once dispersed, hatching will continue over the next week.

The parasites are nocturnal, thus the optimal release time is dusk. Apply the parasites around the edges of "hot spots" areas where manure and urine are accumulated - where flies are crawling and breeding. Scratch a 1/2" hole in the ground with your heel, drop in a tablespoon of the sawdust and pupae mixture, and cover the hole with dirt, manure, or straw. Repeat this process every 10-20 feet until the package contents are gone. Use a little extra in problem "hot spots".


Starting Dates Map

Buglogical has designed a Fly Control Program using regular releases of fly parasites and beneficial nematodes.

First, use regular releases of fly parasites based upon the prescriptions to the right.

Second, use beneficial nematodes once or twice a year to treat manure piles or any areas where fly larvae populations may be abundant.

Suggested Prescription
No. Horses No. Parasites Frequency
1-5 50,000 Every 3 Weeks
5-10 50,000 Every 2 Weeks
10-15 100,000 Every 3 Weeks
15-20 100,000 Every 2 Weeks
20-25 100,000 Weekly

If you would like to purchase fly control for your garden, please visit Buglogical.com

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