Tick current feeding

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Chestnuthouse, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. Chestnuthouse

    Chestnuthouse New Egg

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    Hi All,

    I picked up Rufio my young rooster yesterday, and noticed that right about his eye is a tick, slightly engorged and feasting on my poor little guy's blood. The whole flock is pretty good at keeping the tick population down, but nothing is perfect. There's really no way for me to get it out. I don't want to take tweezers to his face and risk poking him in the eye. Should I just leave it and hopefully it will get eaten when it falls off?
     
  2. Howard E

    Howard E Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best tick removal tool I've found is Ticked Off........

    http://www.tickedoff.com/

    They really do work.....even for the tiny little seed ticks.

    They can be bought online or I've also found them at some local drugstores. There is a store locator on the website.
     
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  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Chicken Obsessed

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    You want to remove and kill all ticks found! Mary
     
  4. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Grab it at the base, right up against the skin, using a tissue and pull without squeezing the tick.
     

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