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Rabbit Control Services in The Leicester Area

If you are having to deal with the consequences of a rabbit population outburst on your land in the Leicester area, then rest assured that Pest Professionals can help. We can provide you with immediate advice and assist you to control any rabbit problem in two very simple and effective steps:

The no obligation phone consultation applies to both residential and business customers in the Leicester region. No rabbit control job is too large or too small for us to look at. Where appropriate we are able to advise on any urgent action required to safeguard your, property, garden or crops prior to a visit. If a visit is needed we let you know if there will be a call out fee and also advise on the likely charges of any rabbit control procedures should they be called for.

Why Rabbit Control is Necessary

It’s estimated that wild rabbits cause well upwards of � 50millon in damage to agricultural crops in the UK every year. Indeed some estimations put the number nearer to � 100 million and at times there is no choice but to control them either through exclusion or extermination methods.

Rabbit populations can also fall victim to disease. The best known of these is myxomatosis, which is carried from rabbit to rabbit by fleas. In severe cases the rabbits become blind, lose body weight and experience a slow death, although there is evidence that populations are developing a degree of resistance to this disease, which was introduced to the population by man in the 1950s.

Less well known is the virus VHD, which is transferred by contact and can also be airborne. This causes blood to become visible from the rabbit’s orifices, and the creatures normally die within 48 hours. Due to the fact that the rabbit is a community animal, diseases can spread very quickly and swift action may be required simply on animal welfare grounds.

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Rabbit proof fencing has an important role to play, but must be erected by someone experienced in doing so and who knows what makes an effective rabbit fence, and what makes an ineffective one. There are a number of alternatives in terms of trapping, which one of our pest controllers can advise you on.

If you need sound advice or quick solutions to rabbit problems anywhere in Leicester or the surrounding towns and villages – get in touch.

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Hinckley, Nuneaton, Oadby, Market Bosworth, Ibstock, Coalville, Quorn, Thurmaston, Syston, Earl Shilton and Leicester

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