Salmonellosis (Paratyphoid) in racing pigeons.
A magistral prepared combination from sulfonamiden and trimetroprim.
When signs of salmonella, droppings after testing bacteriological positive, dark green slimy and wet droppings, pigeons have lame legs or fly crooked, weight lose, dead youngers in the nest, infertile eggs. If suspected lofts administer after the moult a cure for 14 days. The Paratyphoid Cure is also active against many other bacteriological gastro-intestinal infections.
After treatment clean the loft with a disinfectant. If serious infections the advice is: 14 days paratyphoid-cure, then a paratyphoid vaccination, followed by 1 week paratyphoid cure. After treatment give multivitamins for 1 week.
After treatment of severe infections, every six weeks bacteriological test of the droppings are needed for the duration of six months
1 spoonful per 2 litre drinking water during 14 days. When 20 pigeons drink more or less than 1 litre a day, reduce or raise the dose proportionally. When administer medicines in the drinking water provide the quantity they drink in 1 day. Refresh the water after 1 day