Stable Flies

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Stable Fly Facts

  • Stable Flies are 1/16 of an inch in length.
  • Stable Flies are black, dark gray in color.

What Are Stable Flies?

Stable flies feed on the blood of mammals. Stable flies breed in animal feces and wet or decaying organic debris. These items should be removed from the property; wet hay should not be stacked near barns or your home. Clean up the poop to eliminate these breeding grounds.


  • Feed on domestic animals;
  • Suck blood and cause painful bites;

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