Message Number: YG77 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2001-02-21 13:43:00 UTC
Subject: mink diseases

Linda writes:
>In a private email, I asked for clarification. Did he mean that the ECE and
>EGE viruses were related and that ECE likely came from mink? The answer was
>yes. And like me, he is concerned about the continued practice of raising
>mink and ferrets together. (There is one such large farm south of me near

Thank you for teaching us that!

>There are other mink diseases that could make their way into the ferret
>world. To quote Dr. Williams: "And we haven't even seen mink encephalitis