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Longhorned tick now found in 6 New Jersey counties

The USDA’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory has confirmed that the longhorned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, has been discovered in Monmouth County, N.J., making it the sixth county in the state where the tick has been found. There have also been confirmed findings of the tick in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Arkansas. Longhorned ticks in other countries have been shown to spread diseases. They are known to infest a wide range of species including humans, dogs, cats and livestock. Read more…

Aug 28, 2018 General Discussion, Animal Health, General Discussion, Wildlife