myiasis

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myiasis

[′mī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Infestation of vertebrates by the larvae, or maggots, of flies.
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She said she researched flystrike before she first bought sheep three years ago but was unable to see the ram's wounds to treat them.
We have noticed a correlation between the occurrence of lameness and flystrike in our sheep, particularly in the flank region.
Sheep that resist flystrike and footrot, in addition to worms, would be good for starters.
However AWI has initiatives underway to develop better flystrike prevention and control, including viable alternatives to surgical mulesing.
I'VE heard that I need to be careful about flystrike during summer.
The Are Friends Electric singer, 54, said he was struggling to check the animal for the rotting disease flystrike when his engraved gold band fell off.
Rabbits must also be checked daily throughout summer months for signs of flystrike.