Flies are more than just an annoyance for calves in warm weather. High fly populations also can spread diseases among calves; cause stress and reduced immunity; and negatively impact growth and weight gain.
One lesson COVID-19 has taught our country is agriculture is essential. “We can't replace people getting up and doing the chores," says Dan Thomson, chair of the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University.
Although the design is important, it is more important to obey the principles and operation of the BudBox. Even atypically-shaped and sized boxes can work well if the operators obey the principles and work them properly.