Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Rware11, Caseyhko, ags93, MaverickJoe, A&M_Hunter
64157 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 89552
stxranchman 53437
bill oxner 48943
RKHarm24 44577
rifleman 44403
BOBO the Clown 43940
BMD 40987
SnakeWrangler 38727
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 35356
facebook
Forum Stats
64157 Members
45 Forums
419902 Topics
6109002 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#7139340 - 04/12/18 01:25 PM Eyeworms - interesting read
reeltexan Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 3542
Loc: Ovilla - TEXAS
_________________________


"Count that day lost whose low, descending sun
Is not, in part, obscured by powder from my gun"
B. Spiller

Top
#7139598 - 04/12/18 05:41 PM Re: Eyeworms - interesting read [Re: reeltexan]
bobcat1 Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 07/22/07
Posts: 3415
Loc: Sanger, Texas
Nice article. Thanks for posting.
_________________________
Bobby Barnett


Top
#7140056 - 04/13/18 10:06 AM Re: Eyeworms - interesting read [Re: reeltexan]
TWarren Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/22/05
Posts: 438
Loc: Lubbock
About time someone was willing to say it.

Top
#7141852 - 04/15/18 08:48 PM Re: Eyeworms - interesting read [Re: TWarren]
Whoa Online   content
Woodsman

Registered: 08/22/05
Posts: 138
Loc: East Texas
up

Top
#7141869 - 04/15/18 08:58 PM Re: Eyeworms - interesting read [Re: reeltexan]
tigger Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 03/24/07
Posts: 4943
Loc: Bertram, Texas
Nice article but no research to support it.
_________________________
Tigger
If it isn't white it is not a birddog.

KC
Lying is lying. Don't bitch about one doing it and condone another. That's called hypocrisy.
_________________

Top
#7141910 - 04/15/18 09:25 PM Re: Eyeworms - interesting read [Re: tigger]
NorthTXbirdhunter Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 03/17/11
Posts: 1044
Loc: Rowlett, Texas
Kinda cuts both ways. All the card-carrying eyeworm advocates donít have the research that proves the worm is the cause of quail decline. All they have proven is that the quail have worms. The effects are unsubstantiated.

Top
#7142244 - 04/16/18 11:08 AM Re: Eyeworms - interesting read [Re: reeltexan]
rowdydog1 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 07/08/14
Posts: 211
I think the below excerpt sums up all you need to know about quail populations. But if Dr Rollins comes out and says there is nothing we can do for quail except pray for rain then his funding drys up. However, I'm all about helping so if they did determine some medicated feed would help I'd probably throw some out.

"Peoples said weather and habitat have always been the major keys that support good quail numbers. But when a population is stressed by environmental conditions such as drought or extremely high temperatures, parasites can affect overall health"

Top
#7142492 - 04/16/18 03:33 PM Re: Eyeworms - interesting read [Re: rowdydog1]
NorthTXbirdhunter Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 03/17/11
Posts: 1044
Loc: Rowlett, Texas
I agree with most of what you said but how do you explain the previous three seasons where we had tremendous quail seasons and eyeworms were present in all. I guess all that rain and moisture drowned the eyeworms. The eyeworm has been around all of my life and I am pushing 60. This is nothing new. Your funding comment is very valid in my opinion.

Top



© 2004-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide