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Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Full Paper

Year: 1995

Authors: Walzer, C

Title: Immobilization of wild boars with Tiletamine-Zolazepam.

Source: Wien Tierarztl Monat (82), 1 29-31.

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Walzer Christian

To date the immobilisation of wild boars (Sus scrofa) was always associated with significant difficulties. A wide range of anaesthetic combinations has been used in the past. All combinations had major drawbacks. This paper describes the immobilisation of 17 wild boars with a tiletamine-zolazepam combination. Tiletamine-zolazepam in a dose of 3 - 5 mg/kg body weight proved a valuable and safe new method of immobilising wild boars in the field. The very short induction period (4 - 6 minutes) and the high possible concentration of the solution (33%) make this combination ideal for telinjection.

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