Big Muddy rancher wrote:It's still winter up here but we were working with a 2 year old filly that hurt her neck last year so ran her in the S alley to halter her and handle her a bit. As we were rubbing her we started to find little wood ticks, about 20. I Ivomec dewormed the others yesterday but couldn't get her done but will have to quick like. we usually find the ticks in the spring but were sure surprised to find them now.
koj wrote: I hate Iowa.
koj wrote:In late November I pulled over 200 wood ticks off my 2 year old mare. She got pretty ouchy after about ten, but then she decided I was just helping. They were mostly on her rump and lower chest. I hope we don't run into that again.
Those Chinese Beetles really suck. We get them in the house by the hundreds. Especially when it gets nice. It seems they just come out of hiding, then die. I hate Iowa.
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