sheep tick

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Synonyms for sheep tick

wingless fly that is an external parasite on sheep and cattle

parasitic on sheep and cattle as well as humans

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Unlike other game birds, grouse are wild and not reared for shooting, so their numbers fluctuate from year to year according to environmental factors, most notably influxes of sheep ticks, heather beetles and gut parasites.
Cypermethrin kills sheep ticks, but should one drop get into a river course it will kill off all the invertebrates essential for fish food.
Not only did the optical scan system prevent the kind of vote-counting controversies that have stuck like sheep ticks to November's election results in Ohio and Florida, but it helped Lane County voters cut their undervotes and overvotes from 2.
Bandit once had sheep ticks on his head and we had to pull them out.