Just a quick update on our deer tick problem. My wife and I inspected all 6 chickens this evening and removed about a dozen deer ticks. Gods little creatures are plentiful. Most of the ticks were around the eyes some on the waddles and combs. Happily no swelling to report.
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This is not a fun chore. But it is one that needs to be done.