Are worms less common in dry climates?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by weedemnreap, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. weedemnreap

    weedemnreap Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 19, 2009
    After losing Hazel to a respiratory infection (sure miss seeing her run after the others flapping those big yellow wings), I'm suddenly worried about the rest of the girls and started doing more reading on worms. I want to stay as natural as possible but also want to treat as necessary, if necessary.

    That being said, does anyone know if there are fewer worms in dry climates - high desert - than in more humid areas? In So. Cal our dogs and cats always had fleas but when we moved to SW Idaho, they disappeared and I was told it is too dry for them (unfortunately not so with the mosquitoes).

    Any thoughts? Thanks!
  2. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

    Dec 16, 2008
    well I think warm moist climates are the worst they always seem to have bigger bugs and nastier diseases. I think having a frost or deep freeze is also helpful in keeping the nasties at bay. but I have no proof, just seems like places like florida struggle more with pests and diseases spreading.

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