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Best/Worst Practices for Darkling Beetle Control

Best/Worst Practices for Darkling Beetle Control

Here are some best/worst practices to help you keep darkling beetles under control. This bulletin includes guidance for insecticide application, litter management and what NOT to do when managing an infestation.

Tekko 10 Technical Bulletin

Tekko® 10

TEKKO 10 is a larvicide for the control of darkling beetles in poultry operations. Novaluron, the insect growth regulator (IGR) in TEKKO 10, prevents the immature stages (larvae) of these insects from developing into adult beetles, breaking their life cycle.

Pyrofos 20 Technical Bulletin

Pyrofos 20

Pyrofos 20 is a liquid microencapsulated concentrate containing the active ingredient chlorpyrifos. It is a broad spectrum insecticide, labeled for the control of over 40 pests, including several associated with poultry production.

Pyrofos 42 Technical Bulletin

Pyrofos 42

Pyrofos 42 is a liquid microencapsulated concentrate containing the active ingredient chlorpyrifos. It is a broad spectrum insecticide, labeled for the control of over 45 pests, including several associated with poultry production.

Permethrin CS Technical Bulletin

Permethrin CS

Permethrin CS is a liquid microencapsulated concentrate containing 2 lbs of permethrin per gallon. This product kills pests on contact but does not provide instant knockdown.

Permethrin SFR Technical Bulletin

Permethrin SFR

Permethrin SFR product is an emulsifiable concentrate (EC) containing 3.2 lbs of permethrin per gallon. This product is a broad spectrum insecticide, labeled for the control of over 60 pests.

Cyzmic CS Technical Bulletin

Cyzmic® CS

CYZMIC CS product is a liquid microencapsulated concentrate containing 9.7% of lambda-cyhalothrin. It is a broad spectrum insecticide, labeled for several pests commonly found in livestock and poultry housing.

Dominion 4L Technical Bulletin

Dominion® 4L

DOMINION 4L is a liquid flowable concentrate containing 4 lbs of imidacloprid per gallon. This product may be used indoors as a spot, crack and crevice, or overall surface spray to control darkling beetles and hide beetles on floors, walls, and support beams of poultry or turkey housing structures.

Bifen I/T Technical Bulletin

Bifen I/T

Bifen I/T is a liquid suspension concentrate (SC) formulation containing 2/3 lb of bifenthrin per gallon. It controls pests of poultry and livestock facilities, including biting flies, filth-breeding flies, litter beetles, hide beetles, bed bugs, mites and ticks.