myxomatosis


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a viral disease (usually fatal) of rabbits

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I take some comfort from the fact that when that first wave of myxomatosis arrived here in the mid-1950s, it was transmitted through the rabbit population by fleas, which were particularly prevalent in the underground burrows or warrens where rabbits dwell.
"Vaccination against RVHD and myxomatosis in a healthy rabbit, including indoor rabbits, is essential."
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A William Thackeray B George Orwell C Charles Dickens D Elizabeth Gaskell A Hepatitis B Myxomatosis C Bubonic Plague D Malaria 4.
PETER RABBIT MEETS THE DEADLY MYXOMATOSIS VIRUS WHICH HINTS AT THE RED QUEEN HYPOTHESIS.
IN September 1953 the first cases of myxomatosis were seen in the UK, and it's time the torture stopped.
FOR many people who enjoy the great outdoors, the sight of dead and dying wild rabbits with myxomatosis is a familiar sight, particularly in the warmer weather of summer and autumn each year.
So any rabbits conjured on Wednesday from Osborne's hat will reek of the myxomatosis of political and financial failure Every announcement will stink of desperation as Osborne spins for his life.
The punchline is that the barman says that death was caused by "mixing ma toasties" (myxomatosis).
In his introduction to "Myxomatosis," Yorke spoke about the up-and-coming election in Russia and the likelihood of President Vladimir V.
Vaccinations are against viral haemorrhagic disease and myxomatosis, while worming is also important as your rabbits may be exposed to fleas or other animal faeces.
It causes a benign infection in American rabbits (Sylvilagus spp.) but is responsible for myxomatosis in the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus).
Myxomatosis was believed to have initially wiped out about
Greg Morgan, the island's warden, said: "Previously we've had a substantial rabbit population to maintain grazing duties, but a myxomatosis outbreak in 2007 reduced the rabbit population."