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Samples wanted from your autumn rabbit control programs

Autumn is a prime time for many public and private land managers and community groups to undertake coordinated rabbit control programs, some of which use the biocide RHDV1-K5, as part of an integrated approach.

Understanding when and where viruses are most productive and how the different viruses interact can help inform farmers and the community on strategic rabbit control in their area and ensure their control has the best impact on the populations.

Sending in samples is relatively easy through the click of a few buttons on the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions RabbitScan application. Follow the prompts to request a tissue sampling kit; you will just need to freeze the rabbit while you are waiting for the kit to arrive.

For further information go to - https://invasives.com.au/news-events/samples-wanted-autumn-rabbit-control-programs/

Report disease via RabbitScan here http://www.feralscan.org.au/rabbitscan/map.aspx?mapMode=rhdv

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