Feeding and nutrition

While good loft management and, of course, oxygen are both important contributing factors towards a pigeon’s form and condition, the role that nutrition plays should not be underestimated either. It doesn’t…

Preventative measures for better health

In and around the loft A loft that is not well-maintained, infested with rodents, has lack of airflow, is too humid or that allows stray birds in and amongst your…

Identifying poor health in pigeons

Physical signs Here are a few of the most easy to spot signs that a pigeon may be unwell.  Going light ‘Going light’ is commonly used to describe progressive weight…

Pigeon pox

Pox virus is not usually serious and occurs in pigeon flocks and feral pigeons worldwide.Increased incidence of pigeon pox is observed in humid summer and warm winter weather. How the…

Coccidiosis in pigeons

Coccidiosis is highly infectious and quite a common illness that infects the intestines of birds.