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Respiratory Diseases in Exotic Pigeons

C.Theophilus Anand Kumar, K.Senthilkumar, S.Hemalatha and M.G.Jayathangaraj

Department of Wildlife Science, Madras Veterinary College, TANUVAS, Chennai-600007, Tamil Nadu

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal July, 2019 : 96 (7) - pages 9 to 10
(Received: November, 2018, Accepted: February, 2019)


The respiratory infection were reported in a Belgian and a Bantam pigeon. The Belgian pigeon had necrotic pneumonia and the bantam pigeon revealed granulomatous mycotic pneumonia characterised by Granulomatous reaction with giant cells and fungal hyphae of Aspergillus spp.

Key Words: Exotic Pigeon, pneumonia, histopathology, mycotic infection

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