Reddish Brown with black, males rusty brown colour
Female legs 3-5mm in the adult stage
6 legged larvae (1st blood meal)
Moults into 8 legged nymph
Nymph (2nd blood meal)
Nymph grows into an adult, feeds on a host (3rd blood meal)
An engorged tick falls off, lays eggs then dies
Lays around 1000 eggs in clusters
Ticks are found in grasslands, moorlands, in woods and woodedges.
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Please Note: The video shows the tool being twisted according to the instructions provided by the manufacturer.
When using fine tweezers, the tick should be pulled steadily upwards without twisting.