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Pigeon fever - Wikipedia


Pigeon Fever is a disease that causes abscesses in horses, sheep and cattle. Pigeon Fever is sometimes confused for Strangles, another infection that causes  ...

Pigeon Fever (Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection)


Horses often develop a severe lameness, fever, lethargy and anorexia. Aggressive medical therapy (antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory) is necessary or the ...

What Is Pigeon Fever in Horses? - Quarter Horse News


But when your veterinarian examines the horse, the diagnosis is not trauma; instead, it's an infection deep in the tissues, commonly called pigeon fever – since ...

Pigeon Fever in a Horse - HolisticHorse.com


Also referred to as dryland distemper or Colorado strangles, pigeon fever earned its name from the characteristic swelling of a horse's chest from abscesses in ...

Pigeon Fever: Myths and Misconceptions | TheHorse.com


Jun 20, 2014 ... As pigeon fever spreads across the United States, so does information--and misinformation--about it. As equine diseases spread ...

Pigeon Fever - UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine


A publication of the Center for Equine Health • School of Veterinary Medicine • University of California, Davis. Pigeon Fever. Varying Forms of Infection in Horses.

Understanding Pigeon Fever - Douglas Novick DVM


The second reason stems from the behavior of the disease. Pigeon Fever tends to cause abscesses in the chest area of the horse. As the abscess develops the ...

Pigeon Fever: What horse owners need to know - Horses


Jul 9, 2012 ... Texas horses There has been a surge in reported cases of Pigeon Fever in Texas during the past year. With summer and fly season in full ...

PIGEON FEVER - Brazos Valley Equine Hospital


Spier, a medicine faculty researching pigeon fever at the University of California, Davis, ... between cattle and horses is theoretically possible but not confirmed.

An Insidious Case of Pigeon Fever from EQUUS | EQUUS Magazine


Eddy replied that, although she couldn't diagnose the problem without examining the horse, she thought the swelling looked like pigeon fever---an infection that ...