Ticks...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by 77horses, May 16, 2009.

  1. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
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    Hi everyone! [​IMG]


    OK how many of you have had at least 1 tick on you this year? [​IMG] I haven't had any bite me yet, but just today one was crawling on me and I flicked it off. And a few days ago, another one was crawling on my shoe and I flicked that one off, too. [​IMG] They are everywhere, now that we are living in a house that is surrounded by pine trees! [​IMG] Now we really have to check our yellow lab, Dawson, for ticks more often because last year he had Lyme Disease.


    I hate ticks! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    No ticks here THANK GOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    2 so far, none latched on yet, good year.
     
  4. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    77horses, if you see a Tick, kill it don't flick it off.
     
  5. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Oh good heavens...I find at least one per day climbing up my pant leg or trying to get on my neck from my sleeve. I hate them. I swear I am going to get flock of guinea one day.
     
  6. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

    Nov 11, 2008
    Trenton, FL
    We have had them like crazy here in N Florida. We have all found them on us and I just had to have my oldest tested for Lyme last week! Thankfully it was negative.....
    They are disgusting, vile little creatures. My guineas can't even keep up with them [​IMG]
     
  7. FrizzleFreak

    FrizzleFreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    HAHA!Pacific Northwest=no ticks!!
    Sorry about your puppy, is it as bad in dogs as it is in humans?
     
  8. sunnychooks

    sunnychooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When you find them crawling, the best way to "dispatch" them is to get a peice of tape and lift it off. Then fold the tape over the tick and throw it away. I aways have some scotch tape nearby when tick season arrives!
     
  9. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    Luckily we don't have too many ticks here, but where I lived in CA we had millions!! Yuck!
     
  10. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    We've had a ton of ticks down here in S. Florida too. My poor dogs, we're forever pulling them off them. I hate ticks too! Gross! [​IMG] Just thinking about them, makes me itch!! [​IMG]
     

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