LAB-REARED ADULT HISTER BEETLES
HISTER BEETLES FOR CLEAN CONDITIONS
Lab-reared beetles are produced in an environment with no birds. IPM Laboratories’ beetle colony is
periodically tested for evidence of Salmonella, and remains Salmonella-negative.
TEN THOUSAND BEETLES PER PIT
An inoculation of 10,000 hister beetles is an effective way to assure colonization of the manure with hister beetles. Release beetles in small clumps onto every manure pile, as they do not travel easily between piles.
RELEASE INTO MANURE AT LEAST 3 WEEKS OLD
The beetles need habitat that has both dryness, moisture and food. Do not release into wet
BEETLES ARE WELL-FED AND READY TO LAY EGGS
The beetle larvae that hatch from these eggs will start consuming fly eggs immediately. The second generation of adult beetles will be begin to be evident 4 to 6 weeks after initial beetle introduction at 80°F. The beetle populations will grow very slowly at 60° F.
IPM Laboratories, Inc. warrants that the biological controls you receive will be alive and healthy when received and will contain the correct number of the species you ordered. However, as with any pest control measure, success cannot be guaranteed. IPM Laboratories, Inc. makes no guarantee, express or implied, as to the effectiveness of these products. All images are copyrighted to IPM Laboratories, Inc. and may not be copied or reproduced without