Ticks of concern to NSW stockowners


The three tick species of main concern to NSW stockowners are:

  • bush tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis)
  • paralysis tick (Ixodes holocyclus)
  • cattle tick (Boophilus microplus)

The topics in this Primefact include:

  • Habitat, hosts and seasonal activity
  • Life cycles
  • Identification
  • Tick control in cattle
  • What to do if you find a tick


Primefact 84 Third Edition

Published: Mar 2020