Houseflies feed on animal feces and on human food and waste. They breed on manure (esp. livestock), garbage, decaying vegetables and meat. Houseflies can lay up to 500 eggs over a period of three to four days.
The real danger in fly problems lies in its disease-spreading ability. They act as intermediate host of certain disease-causing organisms. Therefore, they can readily contaminate our food.
Why we want them treated:
They are a nuisance – parking themselves on our food and drinks. They also carry parasites, fungi, bacteria such as those that cause typhoid and cholera, and viruses such as viral hepatitis that can be a danger to our health.
Services offered to address their presence: General Pest Control, Pest ExclusionSources:Houseflies, Entomology & Nematology, University of Florida http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/urban/flies/house_fly.HTM Housefly, Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Housefly Houseflies, World Health Organization http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/resources/vector302to323.pdf
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