This pigeons ultramarathon was named “The Kuizhong Cup” ultra long distance competition and was organised on the East coast of China in 1994.
A total of 1671 pigeons were released at 7:45 am on Thursday 7th July 1994 in Korla in the northwest of China. Only 4 pigeons came home.
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You can treat pigeon canker with water soluble medication or with tablets (recommended):
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- oral canker tablets – for individual pigeon treatment. This is the best option and I recommend it. While this option comes with the effort of catching pigeons for individual tablet treatment, you are guaranteed to offer them the right dosage which makes the treatment safe and effective;
- water soluble canker medication – this option is often used to treat pigeon trichomoniasis in the entire flock at once. It is more convenient for the fancier (eliminates the effort to catch pigeons especially in big flocks) but it is less efficient or can be toxic for the birds because in hot weather they drink a lot more water and in cold weather they drink less. The fancier will have to adjust the recommended dosage of canker medicine based on the water intake of pigeons and it is almost impossible to estimate the right dosage according to temperature.
When I first got involved in the racing pigeons hobby more than 20 years ago I made a lot of mistakes. I hope this article is useful for the beginners just starting this wonderful hobby.
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