Farnam SimpliFly with LarvaStop

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Product Summary:

Farnam® SimpliFly® With LarvaStop™
Feed-thru fly control

SimpliFly® with LarvaStop™ is a highly palatable feed additive to prevent the development of stable flies and house flies in the manure of treated horses. LarvaStop™ breaks the fly lifecycle by preventing the formation of fly larvae’s exoskeletons when they molt, resulting in their death. This product contains no organophosphates and can be used as part of an integrated pest management program. SimpliFly™ with LarvaStop™ is a reduced risk pesticide.


  • Prevents the development of stable flies and house flies in the manure of treated horses
  • Highly palatable feed additive
  • Contains no organophosphates
  • Pellets with an Alfalfa scent
  • Reduces fly populations by 97-100%
Item Specifications:

Active Ingredient:
Diflubenzuron (Dimilin) CAS# 35367-38-5 0.24%
Other Ingredients: 99.76%

Directions for Use:
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

Feed the recommended dosage each horse separately to make certain full portion is received. This product should be fed top dressed on grain or mixed with the horse's total ration to provide 6.8mg of diflubenzuron per 100 lb. of body weight. For an occasional finicky eater who does not accept new feeds readily, mix this product with sweet feed or grain ration.
Start feeding early in the spring before flies begin to appear and continue feeding throughout the summer and into the fall until cold weather restricts fly activity. This product contains an insect growth regulator that prevents the development of house flies and stable flies in the manure of treated horses, but is not effective against existing adult flies.
In some cases, supplemental fly control measures may be needed in and around paddocks and buildings to control adult house and stable flies that can breed in other decaying vegetable matter or silage on premises, or that migrate in from other areas.
SimpliFly™ with LarvaStop™ should be used as part of an integrated pest management program aimed at reducing fly populations in the horse's environment. Consult your retailer for program recommendations. In order to achieve optimum fly control, this product should be used in conjunction with other premise and on-animal products as well as good management and sanitation practices.

Daily Dosage:
300-500 lb. horse, pony or miniature horse: Feed 2/5 oz. per horse per day (one measuring cup filled to the blue line)
500-700 lb. horse or pony: Feed 3/5 oz. per horse per day (one measuring cup filled to the red line)
700-900 lb. horse: Feed 4/5 oz. per horse per day (one measuring cup filled to the green line)
900-1100 lb. horse: Feed 1 oz. per horse per day (one full measuring cup)
1100-1300 lb. horse: Feed 1 1/5 oz. per horse per day (one full measuring cup plus one measuring cup filled to the black line)
For larger horses over 1,300 lb. of body weight or draft horses, feed an additional 1/5 oz. for each additional 200 lb. of body weight.

Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal. Store in original container in a cool dry place inaccessible to children and pets.

If empty: Do not reuse this container. Place in trash or offer for recycling if available.
If partially filled: Call your local solid waste agency or call 1-800-CLEANUP for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.

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JULEE D on May 26, 2017
Best stuff ever! Simplifly has drastically decreased the number of flies we see on our horses, and in the barn. I begin feeding it in April after I begin seeing a few flies, and continue through late September. It even helps control the huge horseflies that come around in summer. I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in fly control.
Leslie C on May 5, 2017
Good way to combat flies. My 2nd tub of this for the season. 3 horses fed 2 times a day, now will go to once a day
KELLY S on May 19, 2017
Last year I battled with swarms of flies at the barn, in the pastures, and even at my house. This year, I found Simplifly and started using it in late February and the results are 'simplifly' amazing! Virtually no flies anywhere!! Love this product, and the horses love it too! Highly recommend it!
Donna B on May 4, 2017
Is this safe for dogs that may eat the horse manure?
A shopper on Jul 3, 2014
Best Answer: Your best bet would be to ask a small animal vet. The active ingredient is an insect growth regulator and as such is probably specific to insects and not harmful to birds or mammals. On the other hand, it does say to keep it out of reach of children, so one could surmise that it might not be 100% harmless. Ask your vet and also contact a poison control center to be be safe.
Reply · Report · JUDITH L on Jul 3, 2014
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is unused Simplifly good f

or the next summer?
clarence n on Sep 6, 2015
Best Answer: I purchased a 50 lb bucket and used it for two summers and it was still effective. In fact, I believe it was more effective the second year for some reason. I am planning on purchasing another 50 lb bucket this winter for the next two summers.
Reply · Report · Annie on Sep 7, 2015
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Will this work if you have four horses but only two are being fed simplifly?
A shopper on Apr 4, 2016
Best Answer: I have used SimpliFly for the past couple of years and it has reduced the flies some 85% or more. I have always given it to all my horses and I am not sure it would work properly if you only fed it to part of the herd. It is my understanding that the way it works is that SimpliFly ends up in the manure, the flies lay their eggs in the manure, and the little flies are born without an exoskeleton. It would seem to me that all the manure put down by horses not fed SimpliFly would help produce flies. And you know how fast they multiply, right?
Personally, I wouldn't take the chance. I love not having the flies and I think the horses do too. I have told several of my horse friends about our success and they like it too. Also, start early and don't stop when you get that first cold snap. When it warms up a couple of weeks later you'll have more flies than you did all summer put together.
Reply · Report · LARRY R on Apr 4, 2016
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Can miniature horses use this product? If so, how many would I feed?
Denise A on Jul 23, 2015
Best Answer: We use it daily for our 4 miniature horses. Usually use about a tablespoon each.
Reply (1) · Report · Daniel S on Jul 23, 2015
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The "other ingredients" are not listed. Does it contain alfalfa or just have an alfalfa odor? I have two horses sensitive to alfalfa.
A shopper on Jun 14, 2016
Best Answer: It contains wheat middlings and alfalfa meal.
Reply · Report · TANYA R on Jun 20, 2016
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About how long does it take to notice results? I want to test it out, and I don't want to give in too soon, but the flies are very picky up here so I don't want to waste my time on something that doesn't work for me. Thanks!
Alley P on May 13, 2017
Best Answer: For best results it's good to start feeding it to your horse(s) in early spring, depending on the climate you live in. It's not a matter of whether the flies are "picky" or not. The way the product is designed it's fed to the horse and pooped out. The ingredients are already in the manure so when the flies go to lay their eggs in it, it kills the eggs. The product stops the cycle of flies, leading to a smaller fly population. I stand behing this product and feel it definitely helps cut the flies down. I always pair it with the use of Fly predators and have had great results. If you wait roo long to start using the product, it will be hard to catch up and see a noticeable difference in the amount of flies. At least that's what happened to me in SC. I would go through one whole container to evaluate how well the product works for you. So. I would give it a couple weeks to work
Reply · Report · Speckowind on May 16, 2017
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I would only be using it on my horse there are other horses next to him in a in and out stalls. Will this still work on my horse?. The flies are awful this year. I can't be going everyday to spray him and when I do it very costly THANKYOU. Cindy
Cindy p on Jun 24, 2016
Best Answer: Before feeding this to my mare and gelding I was pulling ticks off of them every day. After a couple of weeks I am no longer finding ticks on them (I've been feeding this since early May). As far as the flies...they are DREADFUL this year and I am having to put a fly sheet on my tender-skinned boy because he comes in from pasture with welts all over his belly and sides. Honestly...I truly can't answer your question...I keep my loves at a self-care facility with other horses and the bugs are insane. Nothing seems to be working other than fly masks and fly sheets. I continue feeding this because I DO know it helps with ticks.
Reply · Report · Carri S on Jun 28, 2016
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can manure from horses fed simplifly be used in the vegetable garden?
A shopper on Feb 3, 2016
Best Answer: I don't know if there is a scientific basis for not using it in the garden, but I have for years and it does not appear to cause us any problems. No one has gotten sick, but of course their could be a long term issue, but I have been using it and Equitrol in my horses and on my garden for 15 plus years.
Reply · Report · Sherri B on Feb 3, 2016
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Is SimpliFly safe for Pregnant mares?
Roy on Aug 21, 2014
Best Answer: Hi Loren - Sorry I can't answer your question. I'm sure the folks at Farnam would gladly help you out. I can tell you this stuff really works so if they give you the green light you'll be very pleased with the results. It's just amazing how few flies there are around my barn. I tried Fly Predators and this stuff is so much more effective.
Reply · Report · LAURIE A on Aug 21, 2014
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what happens if 3 horses eat 3 lb smiplifly container?
A shopper on Jun 29, 2015
Best Answer: You really need to ask your vet. Many insecticides are harmful only to insects and should not harm mammals, at least in recommended doses, but I have no idea what effect it would have on a horse that ate 40 times the recommended dose. You obviously need to keep your supplements and medications in a safer place.
Reply · Report · JUDITH L on Jun 29, 2015
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What is the difference between Equitroll II and Simplify, both Farnam products? I don't know which one to purchase.
Karla M on Jun 5, 2015
Best Answer: I've never used Equitrol, so I'm sorry I can't really say. I've always used Simplify. ...works great at my barn! My horses are stalled 1/2 the time, turned out 1/2 the time, so it even prevents flies out in the pasture! Good luck!
Reply · Report · CONNIE M on Jun 5, 2015
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safe for pregnant mares?
A shopper on Sep 1, 2014
Best Answer: I only have geldings so I cannot answer your question. My suggestion is to contact Farnam by phone. I have contacted them on one of their products in the past and they were very helpful. Simplifly is a great product. I start in very early spring and continue just past the first hard freeze. It's well worth the expense.
Reply · Report · Bonnie N on Sep 1, 2014
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Does this product control deer flies?
Judy E on Jul 30, 2016
Best Answer: Can't say it actually "controls" ANY flies. What it does is stop ANY fly from (successfully) laying eggs in the manure, which helps minimize the number of flies in the field. We still get flies (stable, horse, deer) and I still have to spray my horses for flies. But they DON'T come from the piles of manure all over the pasture. I know that my pasture has a lot less flies than either of my other neighbor's pastures and am sure this is why. Have used it for 3 years now.
Reply · Report · Gregory T on Jul 30, 2016
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can this be used with horses that cant have sugar?
Abigail T on Jul 19, 2014
Best Answer: I don't have the SimpliFly in front of me, so I can't tell you if there is any added sugar in it. I suggest asking your vet if it would be a safe product for your horse.
Reply · Report · Kim C on Jul 20, 2014
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Is this safe for donkeys as well?
Jen D on May 27, 2016
Best Answer: Jen, I am not a veterinarian and I am not giving you advice of any kind, I am only conveying my observations. Donkeys are equines, SimpliFly does not harm equines. For further insights or in-depth analysis, it is always preferable to seek the counsel of a veterinarian. Always follow label directions.
Reply · Report · WILLIAM R on May 27, 2016
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After this season of flies, I would like to try this product next spring. My question is, my dog loves to eat their poop, will this be harmful to her?
Marie G on Sep 2, 2016
Best Answer: I would consult with your Veterinarian
Reply · Report · Christine KStaff on Sep 2, 2016
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