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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, ...

Pigeon Fever in a Horse - HolisticHorse.com


Pigeon fever, while not necessarily life-threatening, is highly contagious. Once introduced into the environment, the hardy bacterium that causes it is difficult to ...

Pigeon Fever: Myths and Misconceptions | TheHorse.com


Jun 20, 2014 ... External abscesses due to pigeon fever most commonly occur in the .... belief that antibiotic treatment of pigeon fever causes horses to develop ...

PIGEON FEVER - Brazos Valley Equine Hospital


Many equine veterinarians in Texas are seeing an increasing number of cases of Pigeon Fever, an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Corynebacterium ...

Pigeon Fever - UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine


swelling on the horse's chest resembles a pigeon's protruding breast, so the term is used to describe this clinical sign of disease. Apart from appearance, it has.

Pigeon Fever: What horse owners need to know - Horses


Jul 9, 2012 ... Pigeon Fever, also known as Dryland Distemper, is common in drier regions like the western United States. The bacterium that causes Pigeon ...

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 ...

Pigeon Fever in Horses on the Upswing | petMD


Feb 23, 2012 ... The continuing drought in the southern parts of the United States seems to have increased the incidence of a disease in horses called pigeon ...

An Insidious Case of Pigeon Fever from EQUUS | EQUUS Magazine


My horse Zeke had once been kicked in the chest, and the injury had ... All of this pointed toward that diagnosis---most horses with pigeon fever eat well and ...

What Is Pigeon Fever in Horses? - Quarter Horse News


Known as pigeon breast, dryland distemper, and Colorado strangles, this disease is unpredictable, contagious and, thankfully, curable in most cases. You go out ...