Message Number: YG1859 | New FHL Archives Search
From: bill and diane killian
Date: 2001-03-29 18:44:00 UTC
Subject: [Ferret-Health-list] RE: Dr. Williams - Experience begets
begets Understanding?

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From: "Sukie Crandall" <sukiecrandall@t...>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2001 2:58 PM

> I know that at least in some it might not be, ditto non-malignancies.
> We sure have heard form a number of folks in Britain with ferrets
> with lymphoma. IN the non-malignancies (non-cancers) we have read of
> a number of ferrets with adrenal growths in the Netherlands, and of a
> geographical pocket in Australia where adrenal growths have been seen
> disproportionately. Maybe Amy Flemming, if here right now, will know
> if there has been any follow-up on that Australian report to see if
> true?

The two most recent cases of adrenals that we had to deal with came to us
already ill. They were native Australian ferrets that had lived in
Indonesia before arriving in Virginia. They were not neutered nor