Deer Ticks on Chickens or Sick Chicken update update

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.

deer ticks on a folded paper towel  6/23/13

deer ticks on a folded paper towel 6/23/13

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This is not a fun chore. But it is one that needs to be done.

Ed

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1 comment
  1. Nancy A. Daniels said:

    Wow! You folks lucked out on that one. How’s the little cutie doing? We’ll be in touch….

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