Late-winter Lice Control

Late-winter Lice Control

Heather Smith Thomas

Angus Beef Bulletin Extra

If cattle start to rub in January-February with more cold weather ahead, consider some additional lice control. There are two types of cattle lice — chewing lice and sucking lice, explains Joe Campbell, a cattle professional services veterinarian with Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. (BIVI). “Both species reproduce more rapidly on the animal during cold weather.

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