The Book of Rural Life

The Book of Rural Life

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The fly lays her eggs by preference in fresh manure (immediately or very soon after it is dropped by the animal), and the eggs under conditions (as of ... favorable to them will go through the maggot (larval) and resting (pupal) stages so as ... (4) Treating the manure with chemicals such as borax, sulphate of iron, bleaching powder or hellebore. ... An inch or two of water (preferably containing in solution some chemical which will kill maggots quickly) is kept in the cement tank.

Title:The Book of Rural Life
Author:Edward Mowbray Tuttle
Publisher: - 1925


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