Story: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Sheep keds

Sheep keds

Sheep keds, sometimes misnamed ticks, are wingless, bloodsucking flies that spend their entire life cycle on a sheep and are transferred by direct contact with another sheep.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 68 45-21-15

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Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Sheep external parasites and fungal diseases', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17445/sheep-keds (accessed 10 May 2021)

Story by Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008