Pests: Ticks

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Where They Live

tall grass or other places where they can attach themselves to a host

About the Pest:

Ticks are blood-feeding parasites. They do not jump or fly, but wait in tall grasses or on something else to attach themselves to a host. Once attached, they may eat for days or even weeks until they are full. After they are full, they generally drop off the host.

How to Control:

A perimeter and yard treatment and treatment using an appropriately labeled insecticide focusing on long grasses bushes and weeds. Dusts should be applied on the exterior of the home in any cracks and crevices.