The Country Diary of a GenX Woman

The flies have disappeared

IMG_2164After wearing a flyveil for the last 7 weeks while working around the property, this morning I picked up the horses boxes without one.  The dung beetles are doing a fantastic job – despite the best efforts of the chickens and guineas –  and I am happy it is still a race to pick up the manure in the mornings before the dung beetles bury it in the sand.

This article tells you everything you need to know about bush flies so they become less of a nuisance and more intriguing.   Can you tell the difference between male and female flies? 

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