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  1. #1

    Exclamation Can rabbits get red mite?

    Hi everyone

    Iím needing advice and help!! So I keep budgies and rabbits and recently the budgies got red mite... however after all the research Iíve done on this parasite ... I read it can some times affect mammals... Iím not sure what to look out for incase the rabbits are infested:S any advice? The rabbits do get there xeno 450 each month but Iím not sure itís enough ... please help I donít want the rabbits suffering as Iím new to keeping birds (I donít know where the mite came from...) can the mite servive of the rabbits?? What do I do ? Iím currently treating the budgies but Iím still waiting for the vet to get back to me...please anybody with a similar situation please help!!!

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    Re: Can rabbits get red mite?

    Please see:

    However, for definitive advice, you definitely should consult your vet about whether preventative treatment of your rabbits is necessary and if so, what form it should take.

    By the way, you have not responded to the replies we gave you on your previous thread. See:!! We have done our best to help, so an update at least would be appreciated.

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    Re: Can rabbits get red mite?

    Hi LPC
    I have consulted a vet and for some reason it's taking them ages to get back to me.... So I'm probably going to ask another vet... As I'm unsure should I do something for the rabbits or not?
    In response to yr second paragraph, I apologise for not responding, I've just been so busy recently I forgot! But I did state 'Any advice is appreciated!'. Usually I say this or 'thanks in advance' just Incase I forget answer back! Rest assured your comments are appreciated!! I do read them and take the advice!! As I find it hard always replying....



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