Flashcards in Lice of cattle Deck (8)
What season do lice affect cattle?
What are the 2 suborders of lice?
Mallophaga -biting chewing
Anoplura - sucking
How long does it take cattle eggs to grow into adults? (Full life cycle)
What are the 4 species of lice seen in cattle? Which are sucking and which are biting?
Haematopinus eurysternus - sucking
Linognathus vitali - sucking
Solenopotes spp - sucking
Bovicola - chewing
What does severe pediculosis (lice infestation) suggest?
Underlying chronic condition
What type of cattle are affected more by lice?
Those with thicker coats
What are the symptoms of heavy pediculosis?