Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV-K5) Release.

The Local Land Services of the Greater Sydney region have issue a warning to all vets in the surrounding regions that there will be a release of a rabbit calicivirus K5 strain to aid in wild rabbit control. The virus will be released as a live solution added to chopped carrots.

This notification is to allow vets to notify clients of the need to vaccinate pet rabbits as all rabbits, including pet rabbits can be affected. For best protection rabbits should be vaccinated prior to 1 March, 2017. 

For more information please visit http://www.ava.com.au/rabbit-calicivirus