Collared Deer

Lyme Disease Research

Lyme Disease Research is critical as tick-borne diseases become a bigger public health risk.
White Buffalo Inc. is involved in numerous studies that examine how to reduce tick abundance.

"An Integrated and Individual Tick Management Program to Reduce Risk of Lyme Disease in a Residential Endemic Area," Redding, Connecticut: A collaborative effort between White Buffalo Inc., and the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station to evaluate whether localized deer population reductions can reduce Ixodes tick abundance and subsequent risk of Lyme disease.  Funding provided by the Center for Disease Control.

 

"Control of the tick, Ixodes scapularis Say, on white-tailed deer at a suburban Lyme disease focus," Old Lyme, Connecticut
A collaborative effort between White Buffalo Inc., the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, Yale University, and the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service to evaluate a four-poster feeder system to control deer ticks on free-ranging white-tailed deer in a suburban community.  Funding provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

 

"Control of the tick, Ixodes scapularis Say, on white-tailed deer at an urban Lyme disease focus," Bridgeport, Connecticut
A collaborative effort between White Buffalo Inc., and the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station to evaluate an experimental Amitraz-impregnated collar to control ticks on an enclosed white-tailed deer population.  Funding provided by the Center for Disease Control.

 

"Control of the tick, Ixodes scapularis Say, on white-tailed deer at an urban Lyme disease focus," Bridgeport, Connecticut
A collaborative effort between White Buffalo Inc., and the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station to evaluate a four-poster feeder system to control deer ticks on an enclosed white-tailed deer population.  Funding provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

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