Can flies lay eggs in dog poop?

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Flies will lay their eggs in fresh dog feces and these will hatch into larvae that then feed on the fecal material. When the weather is warmer, hatching time can be very quick.
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It's no surprise they're commonly known as "filth flies".

After laying eggs, maggots will hatch out and eat their way through the decaying organic material before pupating and then emerging as an adult fly a few days later.

The adult flies can live up to a month and may lay hundreds of eggs over that time.

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When a fly lands on a tasty meal, which can be anything from animal feces to your lunch, they will often wander around to give their next meal a good taste before consuming it.
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If you use manure to fertilize plants, that can be highly attractive to flies of many species. Keep an eye on this, or switch to another fertilizer method. Also, dog feces in the yard should be promptly picked up as all types of flies are attracted to animal feces.
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Any fresh, moist animal feces will draw flies.

To keep flies from breeding in your dog's business, either bury it immediately or use a pooper scooper and plastic bag to remove and seal the feces.

Place the bagged waste in a lidded garbage can.

Dispose of kitchen scraps and other organic waste properly.

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Eggs are high in protein and contain many essential amino acids and fatty acids.

Not only are eggs a healthy and nutritious snack for dogs, they can even help settle upset stomachs.

Talk to your veterinarian about how many eggs to feed your dog per day.

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To keep flies from breeding in your dog's business, either bury it immediately or use a pooper scooper and plastic bag to remove and seal the feces. Place the bagged waste in a lidded garbage can. Dispose of kitchen scraps and other organic waste properly.
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Dig a hole in your yard, install in the ground, then drop in dog waste. Clean up dog poop immediately and remove a breeding ground before the flies have a chance to lay eggs.
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