SK: Skunks in West Virginia and hope to create a rabiesvaccination

Randy Gank randythelifter at earthlink.net
Tue Jul 24 14:40:37 PDT 2007


No I don't mind, but just leave out my address.  You can leave the city In,
but for privacy, DELETE MY STREET ADDRESS PLEASE, AND PHONE NUMBER.  RANDY
GANK


> [Original Message]
> From: mjljdl lilly <hlrinc at yahoo.com>
> To: Friends and fans of skunks. <skunks at rdwarf.com>
> Date: 7/24/2007 4:54:01 PM
> Subject: Re: SK: Skunks in West Virginia and hope to create a
rabiesvaccination
>
> Do you mind if I put this info on my webpage? If we could get the word
out... 
>   Marcy
>
> SkunkLady2 at aol.com wrote:
>   In a message dated 7/24/2007 3:44:29 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
> AntaresTCH at aol.com writes:
>
> > development of a rabies vaccine for skunks.
>
> There is one...it's Imrab3, made right here in Georgia. The testing was
all 
> done years ago. "All" we have to do is get the word SKUNKS on the label
and 
> we're there, but that has proven VERY difficult, twice. There have been 
> petitions with thousands of names presented to the company and before
they could do 
> anything, other people have made unpleasant waves and ticked the company
off. 
> Reportedly the petitions have been destroyed....I don't know.
>
> Though rehabbers do it openly, it is illegal to innoculate wildlife by
most 
> state laws and since we haven't succeeded (or even tried?) in getting 
> distinction written in law between WILD and DOMESTIC
skunks.......technically it's 
> illegal for us to innoculate our own animals.
> That is a hurdle that needs addressing before we can hope to succeed
> in getting an approved Rabies vaccine for our skunks.
>
> Canada has been baiting for Rabies for years and has almost obliterated
it 
> from their wildlife......the Imrab3 success rate is 98%...
> and the last I heard, ours, which the FDA approves and the law requires
that 
> we give dogs and cats, has a success rate of 70% I believe. Does THAT
make 
> you feel safe?
>
> Shelor
>
>
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