Each rabbit breeder must have at his disposal a first-aid kit that is specifically designed to prevent and treat diseases in rabbits. Such a first-aid kit should include tools, disinfectants, medicines and dressings.
Tools and materials
Of the tools in the medicine cabinet, scissors, a scalpel, a measuring flask, a syringe, a bandage, cotton wool, an eye dropper, a beaker and a thermometer are needed.
The most common and cheapest disinfectant is bleach. Therefore, it is she who should be in this medicine cabinet. This disinfector is a white powder with a characteristic smell of chlorine. For storage of bleach, sealed containers are used, which are placed in a cool place. It is used in different ways, but most often in the form of solutions from 1-5%. Sometimes lime is made into milk of lime up to 30%.
Another common disinfectant is creolin. This product is in a liquid state and has a black-brown color. It is used in the form of emulsions 3-5%. In addition, formalin, caustic soda, lysol and carboxylic acid are used for disinfection.
For drugs, the following can be said. First, there are quite a lot of them and therefore it is impractical to have all the drugs. Second, all drugs must be constantly updated in accordance with their expiration date or because of the appearance of a more effective analogue. Third, you need to take only the most versatile, simple and basic drugs.
A yellow powder that does not have a smell. This drug is very poorly soluble in water. Therefore, it is often used as an ointment. It is used to treat infectious diseases, as well as to stimulate the growth of rabbits.
The powder is white, odorless, it dissolves well not only in water, but also in alcohol. Used in the treatment of various wounds and diseases. It is often used together with talc.
Such an interesting name belongs to the white powder, which is characterized by poor solubility in both water and alcohol. This greens is used in the form of a 0.05-0.01% aqueous solution or as a 1-2 alcohol solution. Used to heal wounds, as well as for irrigation of the mucous membranes.
The drug is in liquid form, black with a pungent odor and a thick consistency. It is used as an anti-inflammatory and disinfectant. After its use, pain decreases and the inflammatory process stops. For use, it is dissolved in glycerin and water. It is used in the form of a 10-20% alcohol solution and as various pastes and ointments.
Probably the most famous of these drugs, which can be in the form of a grayish-black powder or as a dark green liquid. It is used as an antimicrobial agent in the treatment of ulcers, wounds, as well as in the treatment of ringworm, scabies, coccidiosis and many other diseases. It is used as a 5% tincture. As for internal use in the treatment of, for example, coccidiosis, a 0.01-0.02% aqueous solution is used.
White water-soluble crystalline powder. Karlbad salt is used to activate contractions of the digestive tract and increase the secretion of digestive juices. It is used in the treatment of rabbits in the form of powder and in the form of solutions.
The crystalline powder is white and yellow in color, which has an excellent antimicrobial effect. This powder is a very effective means of preventing coccidiosis. In addition, it is also used in the treatment of various general and local diseases in rabbits. It is given by the rabbit in the form of pills or as a powder, and as for external use, it is used in the form of emulsions, powders and ointments.
Crystalline white powder. It is very effective in almost all types and as a solution, and as a powder, and even as an ointment. For storage of penicillin, special sealed bottles are used.
White powder, poorly soluble in water. It is used as an antimicrobial agent in cases of diseases of the respiratory tract and digestive tract. This drug is available in the form of 0.5 g tablets and powder. For external use, it is used in the form of powders, emulsions and ointments.
It has a strong antimicrobial effect, it is used in the form of solutions and ointments.
In addition to the listed drugs, the rabbit breeder’s first-aid kit should also have other means, for example, chlorophos, copper sulfate, rivanol, liniment and soda ash.