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pigeon

a member of the family Columbidae which also includes the doves. The domestic pigeons are generally gray, medium-sized birds which exist in a large number of breeds and races including Romans, Jacobins, tumblers, fantails, pouters, carrier pigeons and turtle-doves.

pigeon berry
phytolaccaamericana.
pigeon breast
deep-seated abscesses in the pectoral muscles of horses. Called also pectoral abscess.
pigeon-breeder's lung
see bird-fancier's lung.
carrier pigeon
pigeon with strong homing instincts used to carry messages over relatively long distances. Produced by breeding and selection between races of domestic pigeons. See also homing pigeon (below).
pigeon circovirus
the cause of lethargy, respiratory and gastrointestinal signs and poor racing performance in young pigeons.
pigeon fly
a member of the parasitic fly family Hippoboscidae or louse fly and an important parasite of domestic pigeon. Called also Pseudolynchia canariensis.
pigeon grass
panicum whitei, setaria spp.
pigeon herpesvirus
the cause of respiratory disease (coryza) in domestic pigeons.
homing pigeon
pigeon with strong homing instincts used in racing and as a carrier pigeon (above). Produced by breeding and selection between races of domestic pigeon.
pigeon pox
slender (small) pigeon louse
columbicolacolumbae.
pigeon strongyle
ornithostrongylusquadriradiatus.
pigeon toed
a condition in which the toes are turned inwards.
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Thirty male domestic pigeons older than 1 year, weighing 300 [+ or -] 38 g (mean [+ or -] standard deviation [SD]) were moved from several aviaries and kept individually in cages where they were acclimated for 4-6 days.
As a result, standard blood glucose concentrations in domestic pigeons could be predicted with reliable accuracy from glucometer results.
in domestic pigeons in Germany, indicating a typical prey-predator transmission cycle (3).
In the present study, we tested whether deslorelin could be used temporarily to control reproduction in male and female domestic pigeons (Columba Hvia).
The objective was to validate a model of postfracture pain in perching birds, in 21 adult domestic pigeons.
Although BIPS can be a useful tool in characterizing GI function radiographically in some mammal species, BIPS were not useful in this study with domestic pigeons.
We investigated the pharmacokinetic disposition and bioavailability of the drug in domestic pigeons (Columba livia), a species with initial hepatic iron levels higher than those in the chickens used in the previous study.
4 mM/L]) and similar to the mean reference values reported by the International Species Information System for domestic pigeons or rock doves (3 [+ or -] 2 mg/dl [1.
Twenty-four domestic pigeons (Columba livia forma domestica) were divided into 2 groups with 12 pigeons each: an infection group and a control group.
For 3 years, cultures of oropharyngeal samples from 612 wild and domestic pigeons (Columba livia) and 102 birds of prey from 15 different species were made in an attempt to determine the prevalence of T gallinae in the Valencian community (eastern Spain).
Abstract: Myelography was evaluated in 12 domestic pigeons (Columba livia) by injecting an iodinated contrast medium (iohexol) at the atlanto-occipital space into the cerebellomedullary cistern.

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