Absolutely gutted

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Absolutely gutted

Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:23 pm

I went for a walk around a permission yesterday and was gutted to see so many rabbits with myxomitosis. I was able to pick up 4 of them and put them out of their misery. There were others I saw that were carrying the disease but still OK to run away. The owner did not want any of them shot until the autumn. After what I saw there will be very few left after the autumn. I think this pemission will be left unshot this year.
At least the foxes will get a couple of easy meals.
Is anybody elses permissions suffering from this awful disease.
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Re: Absolutely gutted

Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:44 pm

Sshhh kev you will jinx us all :o

It is really upsetting when you discover it on a permission though :(
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Re: Absolutely gutted

Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:12 pm

Comes and goes on a few of mine. I tend to shoot them all as quick as possible so that they can build back up.

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Re: Absolutely gutted

Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:09 am

Same where I am, three last week, not over happy, they have not long started showing again. Rog

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Re: Absolutely gutted

Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:46 pm

shot some on my land ,
but hardly a rabbit left on there now .
worst I have known it since the early 60 s .

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Re: Absolutely gutted

Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:47 pm

143granville wrote:shot some on my land ,
but hardly a rabbit left on there now .
worst I have known it since the early 60 s .


Now thats bad Paul. Is it all mixy or is it VHD

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Re: Absolutely gutted

Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:53 pm

I was only reading today that the rabbits in Australia are all but immune to vhd/rhd .
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