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Eyeworm Surveillance Update

Last January, we solicited heads of bobwhite and scaled quail in order to assess them for the prevalence of eyeworms.  With only a short time left in the 2017-18 quail…
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October 12, 2018
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Holes in the pattern

“When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”  -  Franklin D. Roosevelt Oh no, not again.  I’m feeling more and more like a…
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July 12, 2018
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FAQs about eyeworms

These frequently asked questions were gleaned from our Facebook page. How do quail become infected with eyeworms?  Quail must consume an infected “intermediate host” (e.g., grasshopper, cricket, cockroach).  Once inside the…
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June 19, 2018
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Eyeworm Update

“Anyone who thinks we don’t have a problem with eyeworms should ‘open their eyes.” – Joe Crafton “Tell me, and I forget.  Show me, and I remember.  Involve me, and…
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June 15, 2018
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Spotlight on Predation

“For a Central American dictator he died a natural death—he was shot in the back.”  - Will Rogers Few quail die of old age.  Most die before seeing their first…
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March 12, 2018
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