Kōrero: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Cattle tick

Cattle tick

Cattle ticks spend most of their life in pasture but must feed on an animal host to complete their life cycle. They live on the host and feed for up to five days, then drop off. They will attach themselves to most domestic animals, many birds, and humans. In New Zealand they are found mainly in the North Island.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Cattle parasites and other problems', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17517/cattle-tick (accessed 4 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008