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COLLOVET SUPPLEMENT BRINGS OUT THE BEST IN YOUR BIRDS

Posted by sharmila Samrai on

COLLOVET SUPPLEMENT BRINGS OUT THE BEST IN YOUR BIRDS

Collovet is a trace mineral vitamin supplement suitable for most animals. Collovet provides Copper, Iron, Manganese and B Vitamins to supplement normal diets and promote improved feed utilisation. It is especially useful as a dietary supplement at times of illness, reproductive stress or hard work. We have had many customers say they use COLLOVET during the race season to give there birds a little extra boost, simply add to water, milk, or feed it can be used for 5-10 days depending on speed of response and signs of recovery. We stock Collovet in two sizes: 1 litre for 32.00 250ml...

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How are you looking after your birds in the warmer weather?

Posted by Dave Page on

How are you looking after your birds in the warmer weather?

The warmer weather will most definetly have an effect on your birds mainly with the following problems here's a few tips on how to deal with them, Firstly, dehydration. In order to combat this give YBS as a supplement to counter the loss in essential salts & vitamins on a daily basis. Secondly the warm weather conditions are ideal for diseases like cocci, worms & mite.  We recommend the 4 in 1 to control the Cocci, Canker, worms & mite. Make sure there are no damp patches around the loft surfaces as this could lead to re-infestation with cocci &...

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Canker and routine treatments

Posted by parteek mahay on

Canker and routine treatments

What routine treatments do I have to do in my team of racing pigeons.  When do I do it and what should I use? By David Palmer B.V.Sc, M.R.C.V.S Racing pigeons “carry” many diseases which need treatment to keep them under control. They also carry several diseases which can be lived with quite happily, can flare up into clinical disease under conditions of stress e.g. racing, overcrowding. Molting, dampness, concurrent disease, breeding, rearing, moving loft.  In other words, living the life of a racing pigeon!  All these “carried” diseases need looking out for, as when they flare up they produce...

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Worming Your Pigeons - Why Do it & What To Use

Posted by Daniel Evans on

Worming Your Pigeons - Why Do it & What To Use

Hairworms and roundworms are widespread in pigeon flocks, whereas tapeworms are less common. These worm types live as parasites in the small intestine of pigeons. Pathogen: The hairworm, Capillaria obsignata - a very slender, hair-like parasite - infests various poultry species in addition to pigeons. Hairworm eggs become infective in the environment after 8-9 days. The pigeon roundworm, Ascaridia columbae, only occurs in pigeons. The eggs become infective in the environment after 2-3 weeks. Two types of tapeworm, Hymenolepis columbae and Raillietina columbae, infest pigeons. Their emergence is dependent on suitable intermediate hosts (snails, beetles, ants), which they require in order to develop. Pigeons only become...

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Mites & lice !!

Posted by Dave Page on

Mites & lice !!

With the launch of our new product Medimite oral drops, our expert pigeon pharmacist shares a few precautions and treatments for mites, lice and worms... Mites & Lice (Skin Parasites) Feather loss & damage can be as a result of physical damage e.g rubbing up against the drinker or the pigeon may have pecked out feathers as a result of itching. To overcome the problem of the bald pigeon chest: Observe the pigeon when it is feeding or drinking, if there is the slightest suspicion that the bird is rubbing its chest against a drinker the you may choose to either...

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