Disinfection of rabbit cells should be carried out twice a year, especially in the wet season (autumn and spring). There are several ways to disinfect the rabbit.
The cages and rabbitry should be regularly cleaned of accumulated food debris, manure, bedding. To carry out the disinfection of rabbit cages, you need special equipment: hard brushes, scrapers, brooms, brooms, buckets, shovels, and boxes.
First you need to clean the floor grille with a metal scraper. Contaminated food debris, manure and bedding can be scooped into a pelvis or a low box under the cage, which for convenience is placed on a low trolley. The grid can either be raised or completely removed from the cell. So that the rabbits do not interfere with the harvesting, it is better to overtake them to another compartment of the cage, and close the hole to the plywood gate. It is necessary to clean all the cages in turn, after which the rabbit’s floor is swept.
Disinfection of rabbit cells should be carried out twice a year, especially in the wet season (autumn and spring). There are several ways to disinfect the rabbit. The most effective and simplest way of treating cells for rabbits in a private household is fire treatment. A blowtorch or a gas torch is used for this purpose. Fire must be used to clean well-cleaned wooden parts of the cage before browning them lightly. It is better to boil and wash metal, ceramic and glass parts of feeders and drinkers. When working with fire, it is important to exercise extreme caution, otherwise you can burn the rabbit.
How to disinfect the cells of rabbits? Of the chemicals for disinfection of rabbit, most often used bleach in the form of a 10% aqueous solution, which with a wide brush treats the cells, inventory, walls of the rabbit. Also for processing of cells for rabbits, feeding troughs, drinking bowls, inventory it is possible to use ash lye that well destroys pathogenic microbes and is absolutely harmless to animals. For its preparation, you will need to add 1/3 of the wood ash to boiling water and boil for 20-30 minutes. The resulting solution must be filtered through 2-3 layers of gauze and bring to a boil again. Treat rabbit cages with a hot liquor solution. Disinfection can be carried out with other substances that are sold in a veterinary pharmacy.
For any type of disinfection, it is recommended to coat the outer parts of the cells and the rabbit’s walls with a solution of hydrated lime.
The rabbit’s disinfection should be carried out before planting newly acquired pets and with each of their transplants, mass ocroles and the occurrence of infectious diseases. You can not neglect the rabbit’s sanitization, because otherwise it can cause serious trouble. It is important not to forget that it is easier to prevent the appearance of diseases than to cure them. It is better to spend several hours processing than to spend months treating rabbits. It should be remembered that many pathogenic and contagious microbes that cause disease and the death of rabbits are able to maintain their viability for many days, weeks, and even months. Once a rabbit disease has occurred, it can occur again, even after a complete change of population.
After buying new rabbits you should not rush to get them to your pets. It is recommended to keep them in quarantine for a month.
Preparations for disinfection of rabbit cells: Virosan (100 ml), Creolin besfenolny coal (1 fl.kh 100 ml), PVP iodine spray (100 ml), Ecocide C (Ecocid S) 1 kg