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Rabbits

Vaccination

VHD (Viral Haemorrhagic Disease) a single dose is given from 5 weeks of age and rabbits should receive yearly boosters.

Myxomatosis can be given from 6 weeks of age and requires one injection. The duration of immunity is 6 months. It is recommended that rabbits be revaccinated annually in May/June just prior to the myxomatosis season as most Myxomatosis in Britain occurs in late summer, autumn and early winter months. Where there is high risk of myxomatosis infection, revaccination every 6 months is suggested.

These vaccines cannot be given together and usually Myxomatosis is given first and your rabbit should come back two weeks later for a separate VHD vaccine.


Neutering


Castration of bucks can be performed from 4 months of age onwards providing they have two fully descended testicles.

Neutering of does can be performed from 4 months of age.


Ectoparasite Control


Flies, fleas, ticks and lice including fly strike can be treated with Xenex Ultra Spot-On containing permethrin. This should be applied to the skin on the back of the neck. Repeated applications may be needed every 2 weeks for active infections. This can also be used on guinea pigs, rats, hamsters, chinchillas and other small rodents.

Mites (mange), roundworms and lice can be treated with Xeno liquid spot-on which contains ivermectin. This can also be used to treat guinea pigs, rodents, ferrets and birds.
 
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EX16 8AS,
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