Sick pigeons

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Rick1951, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. Rick1951

    Rick1951 In the Brooder

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    I have started back with pigeons about six months ago,my flock was healthy because I bought from reliable breeders that sold birds current on meds and vaccinations!
    I just purchased 8 young old classic frills two weeks ago,when they arrived two were sick with real bad congestion,I placed them separate from the rest of my flock,I released the other six with the rest of the flock as I had no room to keep them separated,I usually only buy a pair at a time,two more came down sick with congestion and I built another cage and separated them,I was treating them with meds and they didn't improve,then 3 of the new birds I found dead on the loft floor,he sent me seven young just weened and one older hen,she is doing fine,symptoms sounds like young bird death,another I had quarantined died this morning,so four of the eight are dead and three are really sick. None if the birds out of the eight except one had been wormed and vaccinated,all if my original flock are healthy and sitting on eggs or raising young,I am stumped as to what is going on,would live some impute!
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry about your birds, you've gotten some good suggestions and links above, hope you are able to figure out what is going on.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. Sorry about the loss of your pigeons. Mountain Peeps and TwoCrows have provided you with some good links. Feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your other pigeons.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Hope your original birds are unaffected.
     
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  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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