What Do House Flies Eat?


House flies have mouths that are designed to take in liquids. However, if they come upon a desirable solid such as meat, sugar, or fecal matter, they employ a process which renders the food into a liquid. After scraping the solid food into flakes, a housefly will essentially vomit saliva and digestive juices onto the intended meal and wait for it to be broken down into a softer, more liquid state.
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a spider. or it just dies within 2 weeks that's there life span.
1. Place a fly attractant inside a masonry jar. Attractants are sold at some gardening stores, often including housefly pheromones. Do-it-yourself attractants include old fish, meat
House flies eat any wet or decaying matter, but they are particularly attracted to pet
I applaud your approach to Integrated Pest Management (IPM), but I must agree with Robert Cramer. Any bird (except a pet bird) that you do get in the house will be too stressed
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House flies are known to feed on any decaying or wet matter. They are also fascinated by other wastes like that of pests because of the strong smell. Flies have strong tongues that are shaped like straws with which they use to suck up the food they find.
House flies will eat any food that is left over by humans or animals. They drink anything also. They lick the food, usually the garbage because they do not have any teeth.
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