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

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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.