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#1 IHCubGuy ONLINE  

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Posted November 29, 2011 - 09:06 PM

Woke up this morning with one of the little buggers burrowed into my shoulder. Thought it was a pimple at first and tried to pop it. When it wouldn't popped I walked to the light of the vanity and seen what it was. Had allready destroyed half its body and had to go to the doc to get its head pulled (cut) out. Now am on antibiotics just as a precautionary measure, doc thinks it will be O.K. Was out at our farm on sunday sorting some old scrap to go to the steel man today and picked it up there along the fencerow. First time in 35 years of trundling around the farm I've gotten one of the little buggers. Been hearing from a lot of hunters they are bad this year with the warm weather we are having.

Be careful out there guys and make sure to check yourself after your out in the bush.

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Posted November 29, 2011 - 09:07 PM

I can't stand ticks. Have had quite a few over the years. Thankfully we have been lucky.

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Posted November 29, 2011 - 09:12 PM

Yup, step son got one hunting over the weekend. He had to go to the doc too. Hope your doing well Gary.

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Posted November 29, 2011 - 09:33 PM

Didn't have any this year.Had stage 1 lyme last year.did the round of antibiotics.

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Posted November 29, 2011 - 11:04 PM

I can't believe your still having to deal with Ticks this late in the year. We usually start finding them on the dogs in the spring but they are pretty well history by August. Are you guys having unusually warm weather this year or is this normal?

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Posted November 30, 2011 - 05:08 AM

Yeah,those are bad here at times,and I have had my share on me over the years that we've had them here.
I must say I've been lucky though,never had one burrow in.

Edited by mjodrey, November 30, 2011 - 06:05 AM.


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Posted November 30, 2011 - 12:45 PM

Had about a dozen and a half of them this year down here in NC. Pulled one off the dog 2 days ago. Never had to get a head cut out probable should have though. Hopefully next year isn't as bad.

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Posted November 30, 2011 - 05:30 PM

Very unseasonably warm in Upstate NY this fall.

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Posted November 30, 2011 - 07:18 PM

I can't believe your still having to deal with Ticks this late in the year. We usually start finding them on the dogs in the spring but they are pretty well history by August. Are you guys having unusually warm weather this year or is this normal?


Yes we are. Highs in the lower 60's yesterday. Went back down towards more seasonable weather today though with the temps in the 40's.

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Posted November 30, 2011 - 10:04 PM

Tic season is about wrapped up around here. Of course it wasn't too long ago you couldn't so much as look at the woods without getting those little buggers on you.
I go thru alot of spray during the summer




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