Fly outbreak in Feniton

Fly outbreak in Feniton ( from the blog of Independent Councillor Susie Bond:

I’ve just heard from the Environmental Health Officer (EHO) who has been looking into the most recent problem with flies in the village. She has responded directly to the seven residents who have contacted her office.

It looks as though the poultry farm on Green Lane was the source of the flies, despite the farmer having complied with the larvicide regime.

Environmental Health Officers currently think that the combination of young birds in the sheds and the extreme temperatures last week led to the fly problem.

Further treatments have been carried out at the farm to reduce the number of flies.

The EHOs request that people monitor the fly levels and update her directly (”

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