Does it bother you that your livestock are constantly pestered by flies, but you don’t want to douse your animals in harsh chemicals? Well, here is an easy, homemade fly spray that we found at littlehouseliving.com. This particular spray recipe may not be as strong as commercial sprays, but it can be applied as needed without any fear of chemicals irritating the skin. There is one caution, though, and that is DO NOT USE THIS SPRAY ON CATS.
Here is the recipe:
What You Need:
What To Do:
In the empty spray bottle, add all of the above ingredients. Fill the rest of the bottle up with water and put the lid (sprayer) back on. Gently shake the bottle so that all of the ingredients are incorporated. Spray directly on the animal to prevent flies from landing on it. Gently shake again before using.
(image via insects.tamu.edu)