Archive: January 2018

The roe deer: DWHC focus species 2018

The Dutch Wildlife Health Centre (DWHC) has selected the roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) as the focus species for 2018. This means that the DWHC hopes to perform post-mortem investigations on more of these animals in order to shed light on the most common diseases in this species.
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Eurasian collared doves dying from trichomonosis

As was seen in 2017, we are currently receiving reports of  many Eurasian collared doves (Streptopelia decaocto) dying within one week. The birds are described as looking sick, hunched and emaciated, and not flying away. Two birds showing such signs recently underwent post-mortem exam at the DWHC. The cause
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