28 November 2017

Pest advice for controlling Harvest Mites

A very tiny creature living in long grass but which can be carried into homes on clothing or the coats of dogs. Can give a very irritating bite.

Harvest mite-1How to prevent harvest mites

If you live in an area where this is common, put a proprietary insect repellent on wrists, cuffs, and legs before venturing into the long grass. Anti-histamines will relieve the itching.

Dogs should be treated with a veterinary product labeled for mite control.

For more information also see Mites.

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Source: A-Z