University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS - Pest control

Both beetles and rodents can become a nuisance for neighbors, resulting in complaints to the grower and broiler integrator. Migration of darkling beetles from litter spead on fields has resulted in a number of lawsuits.

In addition, insects and rodents can carry disease. Control of such pests is an important factor in any biosecurity program.

PUBLICATIONS:

Lesser mealworms or litter beetles

Fly  control around horse barns and stables

How far can house flies fly?

Biological control of flies