In the process of rabbit breeding, rabbits will suffer from various skin diseases for many reasons. Rabbit acariasis is a common skin disease. Many novice rabbit owners have asked what are the symptoms of rabbit mite disease? What medicine should I take? Let's talk about the prevention and treatment of rabbit mite disease from Mengyin long hair rabbit breeding factory.
Rabbit acariasis, also known as scabies and scabies, is a highly contact chronic ectoparasitic disease caused by mites such as itchy mite, hairy mite and scabies parasitizing on the body surface or dermis of rabbits. Rabbits of different ages can be infected with the disease, but the young rabbits are more susceptible than the adult rabbits, and the disease is serious.
Rabbit acariasis is mainly transmitted through contact between healthy rabbits and sick rabbits, and can also be indirectly transmitted through rabbit cages, feeding troughs, other appliances and breeders. Poor ventilation, insufficient light and rainy and humid seasons are more prone to disease.
Strictly speaking, the symptoms caused by different types of mite infection are slightly different.
1. Itch mite is mainly parasitized in the ear of sick rabbits, and occasionally can also parasitize in other parts, such as the wrinkled skin of sick rabbits. The sick rabbits frequently shake their heads because of the extremely itchy ears. Yellow scabs and secretions can be found in the external auditory canal. If the disease is not treated in a timely and effective manner, it will spread to the middle ear and the inner ear, and even induce meningitis. The sick rabbits will have symptoms such as head tilt, turning and epilepsy.
2. Hairy mites mainly parasitize on the stratum corneum of the back and neck of sick rabbits, and their symptoms are generally mild. Dandruff, seborrheic lesions, itching and depilation may occur at the infected sites. Clinical symptoms and prevention of rabbit acariasis
3. Scabies usually parasitize on the hairless or short hairy parts such as the head and foot of the sick rabbit, which can cause white and grayish yellow scabs, and then spread to other parts. The affected part of the sick rabbit will have a strong itching feeling, so it often bites the affected part with its mouth. Therefore, the affected part will appear depilation, inflammation, crusting, skin thickening and chapping, etc. the food intake of the sick rabbit decreases significantly. If it cannot be treated in a timely and effective manner, it will eventually appear emaciation, anemia and other symptoms, Even death.
4. Prevention and treatment of rabbit acariasis ivermectin can be selected for the treatment of rabbit acariasis, which is an effective drug for the prevention and treatment of this disease at present. Ivermectin Injection can be injected subcutaneously to the affected rabbits according to the dosage specified, and ivermectin, trichlorfon or dimetramidine and other drugs can be used at the same time to dilute and spray on the affected areas according to the instructions. In combination with the development cycle of mites, it can be used again 7-10 days after the treatment until the sick rabbits recover.
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