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        03-27-2013, 10:49 PM
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    Weanling
    Arg! Mosquitoes

    When I bring my mare in from the field at night there are 15-20 mosquitoes just on her head. The fly spray at the store doesn't do anything, but keep a gross smell on her. So the question is, does anyone know of a homemade recipe that will help the problem? I need something STRONG!

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        03-27-2013, 10:52 PM
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    Mosquito spray for humans!!
         
        03-27-2013, 10:54 PM
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    Yeah we've used OFF and others before. On the head just spray it in your hand the rub on.
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        03-28-2013, 01:27 AM
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    Vaseline and citronella mixed together, it stays on and lasts longer. I had a friend who lived in Fort McMurray, AB and she slathered it on her horses, the saying up there is the Mosquitos need their own airstrip to land!
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        03-28-2013, 03:44 AM
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    Mosquito Halt is the only stuff that works in my part( swamps, a mile away and irrigation ditches all around us). I wipe it on, late afternoon, seems to last until next day around lunch.
    Also had good results with Avon Skin-so-Soft Original Bath Oil, but it needs to be applied twice a day. It does smell better than the Mosquito Halt
         
        03-28-2013, 04:54 PM
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    Weanling
    I will try a few different recipes and see which one keeps those nasty things off! :)
         

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