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Why You Should Use Insecticide on Cattle

Cattle are constantly bombarded with flies while roaming the fields. While it may not seem like a huge deal at first, biting flies carry diseases such as bovine leucosis virus. These afflictions affect the quality of beef when it comes time to slaughter them.

Applying insecticides onto your livestock will keep them healthy and even promote weight gain. 227 Y-Tex studies taken place from 1995 to 2013 showed an average calf weight gain increase of 41.2 pounds. Based on these numbers, a $1 investment in Y-Tex insecticide tags will yield a $20 return or more.

Sage Brush Tags offer Y-Tex ear tag products including the XP820 fly tag and the Python strip. Remember to rotate between insecticides so that flies do not adapt to them. Shop now at Sagebrush Tags.