Ticks???

Discussion in 'Upland Game hunting, Dogs and dog training' started by mattm, Jun 8, 2020.

  1. GDLUCK

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    found them this weekend on the west side of state. every spot we went. woke up with one latched on to my arm i must have missed.
     
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    Got one yesterday and know of one before the weather turned. Close to the au sable valley, below Mio.
     
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    Been in the UP dickinson county area the last 3 days. 23 degrees Thursday night when we camped. Woke up to 2" of snow this morning. Found 5 ticks crawling on the dog tonight.
     
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    Well, even though I've been trying to monitor, I guess I wasn't the only one with a stowaway after the last trip. The one I mentioned earlier was crawling on me under my clothes. This morning I found one attached to Gibby's forhead. I got it off intact, but it was already swollen a little bigger than a grain of cooked rice. Had to get into work, so I'll have to go over her again tonight. Probably call the vet tomorrow and see if I need to get her something on my next day off Tuesday. I was right about the 30 day window since her last splash of bug dope. Guess I'm gonna have to try one of the others mentioned or do treatments more frequently.
     
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    Haven’t found a single tick in NWLP this season. They were everywhere the past two years
     
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    I got hit with them in Antrim County last year. Usually see a bunch up in the Pigeon, but didn't get any last trip, though it was wet.
     
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    Glad to see I didn't come across any from pigeon.Spent four days up there.My clothes are treated with permethrin and the dogs are wearing soresto collars.Two collars are at the end of effectiveness and I was concerned a bit thinking about it.
     
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    Yeah, I'm thinking I'll try your collar idea. The Pigeon/Joberg/Buttles areas can be bad in the summer. We have a had a couple good,, but short freezes already this year. Probably make another trip into the pigeon later this week or next weekend. I have yet to get any ticks out of the Deward area, though. Probably won't be hitting that area much more anyway. Gets a lot of pressure. Maybe all the ticks there have already jumped into the crowds before I got there?