It is important to mention also other contagious diseases and other animals that are more difficult to control to motivate farmers to give up diclofenac. The rabies-argument and the risk of transferring it to people by dogs will not convince many farmers to stop applying diclofenac at their cattle. In southern Europe almost all dogs are vaccinated to prevent rabies, by yearly vaccination-campaigns, even in the smallest villages. Besides hunters (there are a lot of them) are accustomed to shoot dwelling, mostly abandoned dogs. So I think it increases their motivation when understanding the overall value of the vulture, as a natural prevention of many types of serious diseases for the human species.
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