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CAPTURE MYOPATHY Mystery

2 Oct 2013 - 12:30

By Dr Tertius Kohn

Every wildlife rancher, wildlife translocator, veterinarian and wildlife auctioneer fears these words: capture myopathy. This so-called condition is the Achilles heel of the wildlife industry. Horror stories range from losing one eland to loosing literally the whole truckload of animals to this condition. As can be expected, it can lead to massive financial loss. But...

What is capture myopathy?

What causes it?

And most importantly, if one has animals, especially very expensive and rare ones, how do you treat or prevent this condition?

For the answers to these questions...click here.

http://www.agriconnect.co.za/images/general/wrsa/Research_Training/Capture.pdf

 

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