Title: The Farm-poultry
Year: 1898 (1890s)
Subjects: Poultry Northeastern States Periodicals Poultry Industry Northeastern States Periodicals
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : I.S. Johnson and Co.
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
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Fig. 1. A, I.AKVA; B, PUPA, OF MOSQUITO. (After Packard). Enlarged. Insects Affecting Poultry. Written for Fahm-Potltry. By Dr. P. T. WOODS. DiPTEKA. Mosquitoes, Flies, Gnats, and Ticks.The insects aftecting poultry that comeiiiKler this heading are the mosquitoes, theluitialo gnat, the turliey guat, and two para-sitic, tick-like flies, theOrnitholMa pallida, andthe Ornithomyia avicularia. The Mosquito. The common mosquito is too well known toneed a description of its appearance. Thatthe mosquito is troulilesome to poultry is notgenerally known, although we are most of ustoo well aware of its partiality for humanl)lood. This last fall mosquitoes have beenespecially abundant in this section (Salem,;Mass.), and never before have they seemed sobloodthirsty. Scientists tell us that only thefemale has this lust for blood, and that themale stays at home and attends strictly to thebusiness of breeding. My attention was called to the fact thatpoultry are attacked by this pest by findingnumber
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