Observations of tabanid feeding on mares and foals.


The occurrence of tabanid feeding between mares and foals was observed. When mares and foals were observed freely moving within a pasture situation, foals had 2.43% (4 flies in 77 observations vs 297 flies in 139 observations) of the tabanid feeding occurrences of the mares. This difference in tabanid burden varied due to herd size, herd location, and… (More)


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@article{Foil1985ObservationsOT, title={Observations of tabanid feeding on mares and foals.}, author={Lane D. Foil and Dorothy Stage and Wayne V. Adams and Charles J. Issel}, journal={American journal of veterinary research}, year={1985}, volume={46 5}, pages={1111-3} }