Turn ordinary plastic milk jugs into effective insecticide-free fly traps. Simply add fly attractant, water and pop the top onto the milk jug. Catches over 35,000 flies per gallon. You may place converted jug on the ground or hang it up.
Directions for Use
MILK JUGG TRAP™
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE:
1. Remove trapping heads and attractant tubes from blister card.
2. Rinse out a standard one-gallon plastic milk jug or water jug of the type shown on the front of this card. Use only transparent type jugs, not opaque or colored jugs.
3. Holding an attractant tube with tip at top, carefully twist off tip. DO NOT SQUEEZE TUBE WHILE TWISTING OFF THE TOP.
4. Squirt one 30 ml tube of attractant into empty trap jug. (NOTE: Attractant has a pungent odor; bait trap outdoors. Wearing plastic gloves while baiting trap is recommended.)
5. Fill the jug half full with clean water, and swirl jug lightly to disperse attractant.
6. Slide cylinder part of trap head into mouth of jug.
7. Place trap on the ground (or hang by jug handle) outdoors in a sunlit area of high fly concentration when flies are active and wherever odors will not be a problem. DO NOT place trap within reach of livestock or pets. For maximum effectiveness, trap should be within four feet of the ground. In hot weather (highs above 90deg F), trap works better in the shade. In cooler weather, place trap in a sunny location.
8. NOTE: The Milk Jugg Fly Trap is not recommended for indoor use, or for use against biting flies.
1) Trap contents should be agitated at least twice weekly to thoroughly wet all trapped flies.
2) Add water to the trap jug as necessary to keep the jug half full of liquid. Do not allow trap to dry out.
3) Remove trap when it is 1/3 or more full of flies. Throw out jug, or bury trap contents at least 6' deep.
4) Trap head may be reused; bait new jug with one 30 ml tube or two 15 ml tubes of Farnam Fly Attractant, or one ounce
(two tablespoons) of Farnam Fly Terminator® Attractant and fill the jug half full of water.
1) In areas of very low fly density, the attractant may dissipate before enough flies are caught. To continue attraction when
fewer than 50 or so flies are caught within 5 days of baiting, additional attractant should be added.
2) Occasionally, spiders may set up housekeeping in the top assembly, greatly reducing the trap's efficiency. If this occurs,
remove top assembly and pull out spiders and webbing with a twig.
3) Use several traps in different locations. A good trapping program should supplement proper manure management.
4) If trap does not yield desired results when hanging overhead, try placing the trap on or closer to the ground.
5) Dead flies make an excellent natural fertilizer. Bury trap contents at least six inches deep.
6) Never seal dead flies in a closed container. Doing so may result in a hazardous explosion.