Infectious and dangerous rabbit diseases

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  • Unspecified diseases
    • Impact of cold and drafts
  • Dangerous animal problems
    • Myxomatosis and mastitis

Especially dangerous is the infectious disease of rabbits, as it can sometimes lead to the death of animals. Cartilage should carefully take care of and good

to care for the animals. This will help to grow healthy rabbits, get delicious meat and luxurious skins.

Infectious and dangerous rabbit diseases

Rabbits require good and high quality feed, dry and clean room.

Non-specific diseases

Rabbits are very sensitive animals, so they need to take care of young children. They need good and high quality feed, dry and clean room. If there is an unsanitary condition around the animal, it starts to get sick.

Infectious and dangerous rabbit diseases

Ricinus oil is necessary for the treatment of rabbits in the gastrointestinal tract.

Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are often found in rabbits. With insufficient amount of maternal milk, babies start eating rough foods that are intended for the female. Such nutrition causes them inflammatory processes in the stomach and intestines. In youngsters there is a liquid stool, constipation, bloating. Animals start little, and eventually they can stop eating at all.

Treating rabbits with such symptoms requires castor oil. He is given 1.5 teaspoons. A solution that consists of 0.5 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of food salt, it is necessary to rub the stomach of the patient. When a small bunny has a liquid stool, he needs to give 1-2 teaspoons of broth of oak bark. Also, rabbits can be given 2 times a day such solution: 1 tablet of syntomycin, diluted in 2 liters of water at room temperature. During the course of the disease, a hungry diet is to be used, which must be followed up to 20 hours. Then, slowly, rabbits should be fed boiled potatoes, mixed with steamed feed. You can still give fresh herbs, carrots, boiled oats. If the correct treatment is done on time, the disease will retreat in 2 days.

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Effect of cold and drafts

Often rabbits are caused by drafts or cold rooms in which they are grown.

Infectious and dangerous rabbit diseases

Fatty fat is required for maturation of the frozen rabbit organs.

At a cold, the rabbit, like a person, begins to sneeze, he gets undead. In order for the cold to pass, it is necessary for the cold rabbits every day to bury in the nose 5 drops of furatsillin solution. For its preparation, one gram of drug per 100 g of room temperature water will be required. As soon as the first symptoms of colds are detected, the animals need to be transferred to a warm, dry place without drafts, richly fed and integrated. The food should contain vitamins. Completely disappears all signs of a cold within 2 weeks. The meat of these individuals can be eaten without fear.

In winter, cold rabbit cells can freeze the ears. Therefore, their ears slightly swell, after which the frozen body should be rubbed. For rasterizer, use any burnt fat. Animals themselves need to be moved to warmer places.

Among the non-serious diseases of rabbits, clots, wounds and fractures are common. In shallow wounds, the body of animals perfectly heals iodine. In case of serious damage, especially on the body in the region of the chest or abdominal cavity, the rabbits are better to slaughter, as there is a high probability that they will die.

A healthy driver is always cheerful, mobile, he eats well. His eyes are clear, and the wool is clean. The prophylaxis of many diseases is associated with the disinfection of cells, food and drinking utensils, and the inventory of the rabbit's house. To clean the feeder and drink it is necessary daily. Disinfect cages and dishes once a week with boiling water.

Infectious and dangerous rabbit diseases

Iodine is needed to heal a shallow morning on the animal's body.

Do not allow rats or mice to be taken in the room with rabbits. They are carriers of infections. Newly purchased rabbits can not be allowed at once to an existing herd. They should be kept separate and monitored. If no symptoms appear within 3 weeks, then they can be sent to the premises for the entire herd, but keep the animals better in separate cells.

Thoroughly inspect females and males before going to bed, whistling. Young people need to be inspected every week for early detection of illnesses. The small rabbits are inspected the day after the shoot.

The rabbit breeding rabbits, which are associated with rabbit cultivation, can go away if the animals become seriously infectious. Therefore, it is necessary to constantly and qualitatively care for bizarre animals. At the first symptoms of serious illnesses you should seek professional help from veterinarians.

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Content Dangerous Animal Issues

Infectious diseases of rabbits are sometimes very dangerous and insidious. They can cause the death of animals, carcasses which, together with the skins, are subject to rapid destruction.

Pascalurrosis of rabbits is an infectious disease, which is caused by torticolline worms. It is commonly found in adult males and females. Distinctive signs of passalrolosis are:

Infectious and dangerous rabbit diseases

Visiting a veterinarian is mandatory for the treatment of infectious diseases of rabbits.

  • high body temperature;
  • gastrointestinal disorder;
  • lag in development, which manifests itself in young individuals;
  • mucous membranes acquire a pale shade;
  • lamination runs over a long period of time.

The reasons for the spreading of passalrus and infestation of rabbits are: the dung, the unbalanced feed, the non-compliance with rabbits prevention measures. The disease occurs due to infection from another ill person. Repeated self-infection of rabbits, as eggs of worms can be stored and get into the body with food or water.

Treatment of this disease is done with the help of special medications. The most suitable medication and the correct dosage will be able to tell an experienced veterinarian. The prescribed drugs give sick individuals after a hungry diet, which lasts for 12-16 hours. They are added in steamed fodder, boiled potatoes.

What should I do to avoid passalrolosis? It is necessary to provide the perfect cleanness in the cells, to clean the feeders, to get rid of the remains of yesterday's food of animals, disinfect all the dishes and equipment with boiling water. Animals should eat high-quality foods and get a decent meal every day. If the rabbit is kept clean even after the disease, the disease can go through. This is due to the fact that passalars, that is, pathogens of the disease, live for 65 days, and then die. A rabbit cell, in which the bottom is made of mesh, will prevent re-infection.


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Myxomatosis and mastitis

Such a disease of rabbits as myxomatosis can lead to the death of infected individuals. She has 2 forms. Nodular form - a tumor on the body of a beast with a bead size. Swollen form occurs when several tumors swell and form edema. Miksots( tumors) are formed on the nose, ears, temples, between the eyes, centuries, genitals, and paws of animals. During the course of myxomatosis, the mucous membrane of the eyes is inflamed, the eyelid is lowered. A week later rabbits may die.

Infectious and dangerous rabbit diseases

Locks of tick bites should be treated with turpentine.

Infection is capable of being transmitted from an infected rabbit to a healthy or from rats, mice. Patients of rabbits should be scored and burned. Chicken rabies are the virus carriers. In order to avoid further infection of healthy individuals, it is recommended that they kill and burn the entire carcass completely. Cells and rooms containing infected animals are recommended to be thoroughly disinfected with formalin solution or bleach.

Mastitis - Infectious Disease. The rabbit may become sick. In the female, which feeds the cubs with milk, inflamed udder, purulent wounds appear. In order to avoid the disease, it is necessary to constantly check the presence of milk in the rabbit, so that the kids do not bite and wound the udder. The cage should be clean, and under a female and rabbit, lay a soft straw bedding. For treatment of females it is necessary to turn to the professional. Rabbit meat, which became sick with mastitis, is not recommended for use in food.

Stomatitis is most commonly found in rabbits. It manifests itself as inflammation of the mucous membrane in the oral cavity, the nose. Then on these places there is a plaque of white color, there is abundant selection of saliva, in the lower part of the muzzle, the hair falls. If treatment is started on time, after 3 days the baby is recovering. The oral cavity of a sick animal must be treated daily with a solution of copper sulfate. You can also fill in 0.5 mouths of streptocide tablets in the mouth, in the morning and in the evening. Feeding animals during stomatitis should be soft fodder. Meat of sick animals is usually consumed without restriction.

Scabies are found in rabbits due to ticks that cause itching in animals. They can suck on the ears, different parts of the head and eat them with blood. Signs of scabies include: wounds on the skin, redness, swelling. After that, bubbles filled with liquid can form. Then there are scoops in their place. Sometimes dangerous pimples can climb into the ears of rabbit. After the bite in the rabbit disappears, there is a desire, it is sharply thin and from exhaustion can die. The places of bites should be treated with turpentine and remove frozen crust. After 5 days the procedure needs to be repeated. It is recommended to burn incense that is removed from damaged places. After recovery, rabbit meat is allowed to eat. Cells and dishes are carefully disinfected.


There are many other infectious diseases that easily catch rabbits. It may be bruising, rhinitis, spirochetosis and others. All of them can cause death of rabbits, if not to start treatment on time, and even better to observe all preventive measures.