Wildlife Rabies Vaccination Project Bait

  • image of older bait, sachet encased in a rectangular fishmeal block Fishmeal block-encased vaccine baits ready to be loaded on the helicopter for field distribution from the air.

  • image of rabies vaccine bait sachet with flavor coating in use in the field One of the newer-type, coated sachet vaccine baits, lying in the grass after distribution from a helicopter.

  • image of rabies vaccine bait sachet with flavor coating in use in the field Two coated sachet baits shown where they landed after aerial distribution. (Usually they are deposited singly - these apparently became stuck together before leaving the helicopter.)

  • close up image of rabies vaccine bait sachet with flavor coating A closer view of three coated sachet baits, showing the brownish fishmeal flavoring clinging to the plastic vaccine chambers.