I have a deer hide that is infested with ticks. Does anyone know if it will hurt the hide to spray with a flea and tick spray for dogs?
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I know this works but not sure about the minimum time it takes. Anyone else out there know ? I have used sprays myself and spray into the bag and close it up tight and I have'nt had any problems as of yet. This does take time however and time is important when it comes to hides and capes. Brad
Ive found out the best thing to do to kill those things it put it in a freezer for a few days.Dont rill it to tight though it need to freeze solid.That will kill them.
Best thing for getting rid of ticks is to freeze them. They will die once frozen completely solid. 3 days in a good freezer will do the lil buggers in =)
I get the job of caping and skinning out the deer at work and the ticks were driving me up the wall. I started spraying the capes with lacquer thinner and it kills them on contact. It was used on about 60 capes last year and we never had any problems. If you use this be sure to spray the capes in a well venilated area. Hope this helps, it has worked great for me!
I have yet to see any of the little buggers live through my pickle baths! Better than Skin So Soft!
I have to agree with Joe. I got a fresk buck in today and it was loaded with ticks. I sprayed them with the lacquer to give it a try and in three seconds they were dead. Give it a try for yourself. You'll be amaized.