Archive for November 24th, 2009
Hey, This weeks discussion of the week is… What do you think the current state of pigeon racing is? For example do you think pigeon racing is growing or dying, express your views and share with others your opinions on the current state of pigeon racing by posting a comment in the box below.
Young Birds Dying In The Nest Early There are many reasons for young to die in the nest. The obvious ones of being trampled, chilled, etc. occur only occasionally. Trichomonas can overwhelm a squab but this is not epidemic in most cases. When it occurs in extraordinary numbers, it is usually symptomatic of a septicemic […]
Holding and Switching Eggs There are often times, at least for some breeders to switch eggs under foster parents for one reason or another. This is easily done, but the timing of incubation with both pairs needs to be similar. Usually, if the sets of eggs are laid within 3 days of each other, the […]
Pairing Your Birds In preparation of the breeding season there are several things we should consider every year. The birds should be good and rested and should have gone through a good moult. A few weeks before pairing, I suggest vaccinating for PMV and paratyphoid. Also treat for worms, coccidia, and trichomonas. Preventive antibiotics is […]