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    Default Eastern Tent Caterpillar Outlook for Spring 2013

    Watch your pregnant mares!!!!!


    http://www.thehorse.com/articles/313...or-spring-2013

    "This is a good time to prepare," Townsend said. "Begin by checking pasture fence lines to see how abundant wild cherry is in them. If practical, plan to move pregnant mares from areas where these trees are abundant to minimize the chance of exposure to the caterpillars. The potential is greatest when the mature tent caterpillars leave trees and wander to find places to pupate and transform to the moth stage."
    Randee Beckman ~Otteridge Farm, LLC (http://on.fb.me/1iJEqvR)~ Marketing Manager - The Clothes Horse & Jennifer Oliver, Equine Insurance Specialist



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    I'm going out to check my twigs! I really am! Thanks, Randee!

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