Definition of fly strike in English:

fly strike

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noun

[mass noun]
Infestation of an animal with blowfly maggots.
More example sentences
  • Willow, who is white with two distinctive grey splodges, was suffering from fly strike, an ailment more commonly associated with rabbits.
  • You can avoid fly strike by making sure you clean out the hutch regularly, apply preventative medication to the coat and always check on your rabbit AT LEAST once a day.
  • The sheep lack the wool and the folds of skin between the legs found on normal Merinos, and so are relatively immune to fly strike.

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