Department of Psychology

Cattle Earmites

While studying hearing in cattle, we discovered that most cattle have a serious earmite infection that affects their hearing.

Heffner, R. S., & Heffner, H. S. (1983). Effect of cattle ear mite (Raillietia auris) infestation on hearing in a cow. Journal of the American Veterinarian Medical Association, 182, 612-614.

Heffner, R. S., & Heffner, H. E. (1983). Occurrence of the cattle ear mite (Raillietia auris) in Southeastern Kansas. The Cornell Veterinarian, 73, 193-199.

Last Updated: 6/23/21