PRO/AH/EDR> Invasive tick – USA (03): (NC)

Pests — United States
A new breed of tick has been found in Surry County and could be to blame for the deaths of 5 cows this year [2019].
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services [NCDA&CS] issued a press release late Monday [8 Jul 2019] warning of the dangers of a relatively new species of the parasites: the Asian longhorned tick.
“State veterinarian Doug Meckes is reminding livestock and pet owners to be vigilant in their tick preventative measures during warm weather,” stated a