Shoo-fly congratulates Nyquist on his Derby win!

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Shoo-fly congratulates Nyquist on his Derby win!

Shoo-fly is proud to congratulate the talented three year old NYQUIST on his spectacular 2016 Kentucky Derby win! This amazing horse spent training time in Ocala, Florida under the direction of Niall Brennan Stables, a loyal Shoo-fly customer. The athletes in Niall Brennan’s barn are protected 24/7 by their effective Shoo-fly Automatic Fly Control System, ensuring their performances will be the best they can be. With an 8/8 record, the incredible Nyquist, a son of Uncle Mo, out of a Forestry mare, was also the 2015 Breeder’s Cup...

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Why Horse Flies are Nobody’s Friends

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Why Horse Flies are Nobody’s Friends

Ouch! These flies really hurt when they bite dad, I had no idea flies could bite so viciously! This was me when i was a young child helping my dad out in the barn, I guess you could say horse flies have been out to get me from the start! From that day forward I always knew what my dad told me and that is horse flies are nobody’s friends. Horse flies are a nuisance and can be very dangerous to humans, cattle and specifically horses. Countless untreated bites from a female horsefly can not only cause a drastic amount of weight loss in a...

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Yellow Fever Outbreak in Congo Threatens to Spread

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Yellow Fever Outbreak in Congo Threatens to Spread

According to the World Health Organization, a total of 151 suspected cases of Yellow Fever have now been reported in Angola to be connected to the previous outbreak in the Congo. Yellow Fever is transmitted by two types of mosquitoes, one of which is responsible for the Zika virus that has been spreading throughout the U.S. The Yellow fever virus can be transmitted when a mosquito bites an infected monkey, then bites a human. Symptoms include fever, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite. It is frequently confused with malaria or...

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Zika Virus transmitted by mosquitos throughout the U.S.

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Zika Virus transmitted by mosquitos throughout the U.S.

In May of 2015, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an alert regarding the first confirmed Zika virus infection in Brazil, and the following February the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika virus a public health emergency of international conern. The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting for several days to a week after being bitten by an infected mosquito. Although death is rare with Zika, compromised individuals may be in danger and common symptoms include fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitus (red...

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