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Results focus species 2017: Weasel and stoat

Little is known about the distribution, health status and causes of death in small mustelids in the Netherlands and for this reason weasels (Mustela nivalis) and stoats (Mustela erminea)  were made the DWHC focus species of 2017. In addition, the incidence of the roundworm Skrjabingylus nasicola  in the nasal
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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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Weasel and stoat: Interim report DWHC focus species 2017

In the first half of 2017 six weasels were submitted to the DWHC for post-mortem exam. All six animals died of trauma. Skin perforations suggestive of predation were seen in three cases, two of which also had pneumonia. It is possible that this illness had weakened the weasels thereby making them more vulnerable
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Interim report: Greenfinch, DWHC focus species, 2016

The greenfinch and other species of finch were the focus species of the Dutch Wildlife Health Centre DWHC in 2016. These species were chosen in order to shed light on the presence of trichomonas infection in greenfinches and other finch sorts in the Netherlands.
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Stoat and weasel: DWHC focus species 2017

Two small mustelid species that are found in the Netherlands, the stoat (Mustela erminea) and the weasel (Mustela nivalis), have been chosen as the Dutch Wildlife Health Centre’s focus species for 2017. These species were chosen as relatively little is known about their distribution and disease status in the
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