Pigeon Fever is a disease that causes abscesses in horses, sheep and cattle.
Pigeon Fever is sometimes confused for Strangles, ...
Pigeon fever, while not necessarily life-threatening, is highly contagious. Once
introduced into the environment, the hardy bacterium that causes it is difficult to ...
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 ...
Many equine veterinarians in Texas are seeing an increasing number of cases of
Pigeon Fever, an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Corynebacterium ...
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.
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 ...
Horses often develop a severe lameness, fever, lethargy and anorexia.
Aggressive medical therapy (antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory) is necessary or
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 ...
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 ...
Known as pigeon breast, dryland distemper, and Colorado strangles, this
disease is unpredictable, contagious and, thankfully, curable in most cases. You
go out ...