Results of extensive studies on the effect of flies and fly sprays on body temperature and respiratory rate of cattle are given. All of the petroleum oil sprays studied and stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans L., caused a measurable rise in body temperature and respiratory rate under certain weather conditions. House flies, Musca domesticaL., had no effect on the body temperature and respiratory rate of cattle.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 1932
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