West Virginia Bat Control, West Virginia Bat Problem

While in many parts of the country bats are a problem for many, West Virginia bat problemís are different than the rest of the country. The West Virginia bat has been very effective in killing off many insects throughout the state. Now the West Virginia bat has something that they need to worry about. White-nose syndrome looks like it has made its way down from the northeast into West Virginia. Currently tests are being done at the National Wildlife Health Laboratory in Madison Wisconsin to check the fungus that has been gathered from West Virginia bat control specimens in two caves in this state. These caves are near Franklin and Pendleton County and these West Virginia bat control specimens where taken on January 30 for testing. This testing took two weeks to conclude but it was suggested much sooner that these bats were suffering from white-nose syndrome. White-nose syndrome is called this because the muzzle of the infected bat has a white fungus. As the infection gets worse it will spread to the batís ear and wings. It is not known if the fungus is the primary cause of white-nose syndrome or just a side effect that occurs. There is still a lot of research needed to be done about white-nose syndrome. What is known though is that when bats get infected with the disease they start using their fat reserves much quicker. Then what happens during winter when they should be hibernating they run out of food before the winter ends. This leads the bats to fly out of their homes looking for food. What they find out is that there are no insects to eat and then starve and freeze to death. This West Virginia bat problem was first noticed in 2006 in Albany New York. Scientists checked the caves in 2007 and saw no dead bats. But on their return trip in 2007 they found thousands of dead bats. In many of the caves 90% of the bats had died. By end of the 2008 winter the disease has been found in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and now West Virginia. While West Virginia bat control specialists may not see this as a problem, scientists know that this could affect the ecosystem of the area. This is because especially in the West Virginia bat they are the primary source to prey on many different insects. Without a natural predator these insects will quickly reproduce and cause a new problem.

West Virginia Bat Control, and West Virginia Bat Problem professionals can be located in these counties: Barbour county, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell county, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock county, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion county, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan county, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh county, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster county, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood, Wyoming county.

Select the county that most applies and call the nearest  West Virginia bat control expert for your West Virginia bat problem.

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