Information on insect pests that prey on livestock animals including dairy, equine, poultry, sheep, goats, and swine.

Looking for management practices for pests of livestock animals? We have recommendations for dairy, horses, poultry, sheep, goats, and swine.

With the increase in West Nile virus, we also have information on West Nile encephalitis in horses.

Below is a list of publications available from the College of Ag Sciences on pest management recommendations for specific livestock. Hard copies of these publications can be obtained from the college's Publications Distribution Center.

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This 24-page publication discusses insect pest problems associated with poultry and management strategies. Pests discussed in this publication include flies (house, little house, black garbage, and small dung), beetles (lesser mealworm and hide beetle), and the northern fowl mite.