myiasis

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Related to Fly-strike: Maggots, nasal myiasis
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infestation of the body by the larvae of flies (usually through a wound or other opening) or any disease resulting from such infestation

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At this time of year, fly-strike is common and nobody wants to see their rabbit crawling with maggots.
It was pointed out to the group that tail docking is not only practised for cosmetic reasons, but is carried out on the lambs of some breeds to protect from fly-strike and in the interest of animal welfare this practice should remain.