Starbar Bite Free Stable Fly Trap

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Starbar Bite Free Stable Fly Trap

$9.79

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Product Summary:

No insecticides!
Easy and economical to use – holds more than other sticky traps.

  • Disposable – when full, just throw away
  • Weatherproof – special adhesive won’t melt or wash away
  • Compact size – offers a 350 degrees trapping surface that holds 8,000 flies
  • Ideal for use around stables, cattle ranches, poultry operations, kennels, restaurants, home and garden.
  • Instructions For Use:
    Remove trap from box by the black end caps. Do not touch the clear mid-section-it is covered with sticky adhesive. Place trap in direct sunlight preferably 10 feet away from structures. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

    For Best Results
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    Set trap up to 4 feet off the ground, in the Biting Fly Zone. Place it in a highly visible spot where stable flies can easily see the trap. Keep trap clear of grass and other vegetation.
     
    Place traps outside of horse paddocks, livestock pens and kennels where animals and children won`t disturb them.
     
    Stable flies of ten lurk in trees, weeds, bushes and fence lines near their hosts. Open areas near these hiding spots make good trap locations. In large open areas, space traps every 50-100 feet.

    To Remove Adhesive
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    If the traps adhesive gets on skin or clothing, remove it with waterless hand cleaner, then wash with mild soap and water. If on hair or animal fur, rub area well with salad oil, baby oil or mineral oil to completely dissolve adhesive. Wash with a mild soap or shampoo and rinse well. Repeat if necessary.
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    Rated 3.2 out of 5 by 15 reviewers.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Catches Stable Flies I ordered kind of late in the season but will order more next spring. I will probably put mesh around them as suggested by others but so far haven't had a problem with birds. Stable flies are by far the most of what I've caught. (A few wasps and house flies also.) I have hung some on a string across empty bale feeders (we don't use in the summer)...it seemed like it followed all the location suggestions perfectly. August 29, 2012
    Rated 5 out of 5 by These Work! We have used these for 4 years now,and nothing works better to control biting stable flies!I hang 3 in the shade where the horses like to rest,and the traps fill pretty quickly.I no longer need to use spray on my horses at home. I wish these worked on horseflies too,but they do make life much easier for the horses. July 6, 2012
    Rated 2 out of 5 by Attracts flies but also many beneficial insects to Works but catches beneficial insects and birds This product works great as far as catching flies; however, after 1 week of hanging it I found over 20 bees on it which broke my heart. The beneficial bee population is quickly dwindling and we need all we can get. Additionally, I had this product last year and it caught a butterfly. Small birds can also stick to it. Starbar needs to change the formula so that the bees, birds and butterflies are not attracted. I took mine down and put it in the loft of the barn where it is out of the reach of beneficial creatures and insects. June 18, 2012
    Rated 2 out of 5 by Not Wildlife Friendly This didn't catch any flies. Some mosquitoes. Unfortunately, one small bird. My heart broke to see it caught. PLEASE be careful where you place this trap. Put it no higher than 3 feet. 4 ft is not low enough to prevent birds from getting caught. May 26, 2012
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Work well if in sun These traps works very well, provided they are kept in the sun at the right height, according to the instructions. I have not had a lot of luck at washing them off and reusing them like some people say you can. Unfortunately, we did also catch a bird last year. Since it was only one bird, and literally thousands of flies, we decided to keep using them. My barn cats probably take a bigger hit on the bird population than the traps ever will. However a friend of mine uses the traps and she has had them wrapped in a mesh wire since day one to protect the birds. The wire doesn't seem to affect the trap at all, and she has never caught a bird, so it might be worth wrapping them if you have a lot of birds around. May 24, 2012
    Rated 1 out of 5 by Dangerous trap! I was devastated to find a bluebird struggling to free itself from one of these & it's mate dead on the ground below. I had to put the poor bird out of it's misery as it had destroyed most of it's feathers. The other bird appeared to have broken it's neck getting free of the sticky. Later that day my neighbor & I each had a little gray insect eating bird die the same way!!! These are killing the very birds that eat insects & should be banned, DON'T BUY THEM!!! May 11, 2012
    Rated 1 out of 5 by Great small bird catcher You need to cover the trap with a fine wesh if want to avoid catching small birds. We had the trap up for about five hours and we caught two flies, one beetle, and 7 finches. The trap took out our natural fly predators. April 30, 2012
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Catch They work great if you use them like it says on the box, in the sun and 4' off the ground. I also hang mine in the doorways of the barn to catch wasp!!(Of course I have tall doorways) March 25, 2012
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