Diseases & Treatments

Do pigeons themselves develop allergies?

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Hi my name is Adrian and I am from South Africa. I have a question for you: “Do pigeons themselves develop allergies?” My pigeons occasionally sneeze and I have been […]

Droppings: picture of the pigeon’s health

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It is good to inspect pigeon’s droppings daily because they show the state of the pigeon’s health. The droppings should be firm, like little marbles, and if they have some […]

Healing a poisoned pigeon


Sometimes pigeons go fielding and eat grains with chemicals or drink toxic water and arrive home very ill. Some old wrong advice that still floats in our hobby is that […]

Bald young pigeon, possibly because of anti worm treatments

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A website visitor sent me these pictures. In two days, a pigeon youngster lost 90% of its feathers.

Salmonella – Paratyphoid in pigeons

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Salmonella are gram negative bacteria that infect pigeons, other birds and even animals or humans.

Pigeon lung – loft dust respiratory allergy

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Tips for the pigeon lung allergy. Let’s keep our pigeons!

Probiotics for racing pigeons

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We can fight salmonella by taking care of the good bacteria in the pigeon’s gut adding probiotics.

Trichomoniasis – Canker in pigeons

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Trichomoniasis (canker) is the most common disease of the racing pigeon. This article has all you need to know about canker in pigeons.