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The Moult season and which products to use

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The Moult season and which products to use

Moult is the period that all pigeons start changing their feathers, this starts in August and ends Mid November. A pigeon needs about 160 to 170 days to completely Moult, for a perfect Moult we first ensure good basic health, so you need to make sure your birds are not suffering from Tricho, Cocci and Worms. If your pigeons are ill they will not Moult easily. The following products are beneficial during the moult season MEDICHOL, CALCIUM SOLUBLE POWDER, WHEATGERM OIL Also make sure that all birds are vaccinated against paramyxo this appears more frequently during Autumn and Winter. Contact...

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Paramyxovirus infections - What do we know and how can we treat it?

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Paramyxovirus infections - What do we know and how can we treat it?

Paramyxovirus infection occurs in pigeons as an acute disease, taking an epidemic course. Pathogen: The paramyxovirus is related to the Newcastle disease pathogen, but not identical. The virus is highly pathogenic for pigeons, but not for other domestic bird species. Course of the disease: Within just a few days of infection, both visibly and latently affected birds shed the virus in secretions from the conjunctiva, nose and throat, as well as in the faeces. The incubation period ranges from 3 to 21 days. Up to 30% of affected pigeons may recover spontaneously after around 4 weeks of illness. Symptoms of...

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