Ag News

Lice Seasonal Trends

  • By: Ashley Schreiber
  • Jul 18, 2017

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Heaviest lice infestations are seen in winter through to early spring. During this period cooler temperatures and thicker hair coats on cattle provide a more suitable environment for lice. Hot temperatures during summer reduce lice populations to low levels.                     
Cattle in poor condition and low-quality feed are more likely to have larger lice burdens and the ...
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