Bats in the Attic: Histoplasmosis & Other Health Concerns[textspin]

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The female Little Brown Bat is ready to mate from 7 to 9 months of age. The males mature later, when they are about 1 year old. Even though mating occurs in the fall, the females are able to delay the fertilization of the sperm and the egg. She won’t allow that to occur until spring time.

The young are born in either late June or early July. Typically only one young is born at a time. They grow very fast, consuming the milk from their mother’s body. They can’t fly at birth so they are vulnerable. They hold onto her midsection and hang there. By the time they are a month old though they are already self-sufficient members of the colony.

Apr 23, 2018 … But make no mistake, Ontario has a huge and diverse bat population. colony of bats in attic Bats aren’t animals you want to have in your home. Bat infestations are scary ordeals, and along with several dangers to your home and health, an unexpected bat in the home can give anyone a fright. There are …

(Peter Thomson /La Crosse Tribune via AP, File) The little brown bat, a species that has been decimated by a deadly fungus, could be taking the first … Illinois all got infected at the same time and infection patterns among individuals were relatively …

bats become infected with histoplasmosis, and their feces contain the histoplasma capsulatum fungus. This fungus grows in the soil where the droppings land, or in the droppings found in an attic occupied by bats. The fungus then continues to grow, just waiting for you or me to come along to clean out the old barn, the attic, …

However, if bats have already entered an attic, they must be expelled before any entry points are sealed off. Bat waste, also known as “guano,” can contain a dangerous fungus called histoplasmosis, and must be removed and cleaned properly. To protect …

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