Diseases


14) Racing Pigeon Paramyxovirus in Pigeons by Racing Pigeon Laboratory Testing

Racing Pigeon Paramyxovirus PMV (Paramyxo)

Signs to look out for if your pigeon contacts the Paramyxovirus Infection which is very contagious.

  • Droppings very wet liquid and greenish in colour
  • Shaking and trembling wings, neck twisting, very unbalanced, unable to peck corn.
  • Unwell and drinking a lot of water and dying over a period of a few days
  • Close contact with unvaccinated pigeons
  • Transporting pigeon’s V/A transporters that are not cleaned or sprayed with a disinfectant.
  • Water containers in the transporters not cleaned properly

Paramyxovirus can be simply spread by,

Controlling and preventing paramyxovirus

infection in your Racing pigeons

  • Using a licenced authorised Paramxyo vaccine
  • Good husbandry in cleaning your pigeon lofts

 

Paramyxovirus Advice.

from the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) UK and the Department of Agriculture in Ireland.

Authorised Paramyxovirus PMV vaccines should only used

  https://www.rpra.org/advice-on-vaccinating-against-paramyxovirus/

IRISH HOMING PIGEON UNION VACCINATION CODE OF PRACTICE 18/04/2019

The only paramyxovirus vaccine authorised for use in the Republic of Ireland at present is Colombovac-PMV, manufactured by Zoetis

Racing Pigeon Colombovac PMV paramyxo

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