Thursday, 27 October 2011 12:16
Last Updated on Saturday, 29 October 2011 10:43
Written by Administrator
Have four life stages: egg, six-legged larva, eight-legged nymph and adult.
Waits for host animals,or an unsuspecting hunter,hiker or camper from the tips of grasses and shrubs(not from trees). When brushed by a moving animal or person, they quickly let go of the vegetation and climb onto the host.
Several different kinds, including; American Dog Tick, Lone Star Tick, Deer Tick, Brown Dog Tick, Winter Tick.
Ticks are among the most efficient carriers of disease because they attach firmly when sucking blood, feed slowly and may go unnoticed for a considerable time while feeding.
The American Dog Tick can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Tularemia and possibly Ehrlichiosis to humans.
A home can become heavily infested if the family dog picks up ticks from an infested residence, boarding kennel, open fields, or similar place where other infested become heavily infested if the family dog picks up ti dogs have been located, the home can also be infected when the camper,hiker, hunter returns home from their trip and inadvertently discards their clothes in their home.
Use BAGTHEBUGS™ to get rid of any Ticks brought in from places as easy as your back yard on your clothing, hunting trip, pets bedding,pets toys,or any other article that these Ticks would like to hitch a ride.