Cattle tick - identifying the life cycle stage


The cattle tick life cycle includes parasitic and non-parasitic stages as described in this Primefact. An understanding of these life cycle stages is important when conducting inspections of cattle tick carriers and in understanding the procedures required to eradicate cattle tick from infested land.

This Primefact includes topics:

  • Cattle tick life cycle stages
    • Parasitic stage
    • Non-parasitic stage
  • Male cattle tick


Primefact 1544 Second Edition

Published: Apr 2020