Thrush is a common acute or chronic fungus infection especially of the digestive tract. Other names for this disease are mycosis, soor, muguet, sour crop.
Candida albicans, a yeastlike organism.
Symptoms of the disease:
Poor growth of young pigeons, accumulation in the crop; whitish fungal growths in the throat.
Recognition of the disease:
Microscopic examination of the fungal growths in the throat.
Separation of affected birds. Administration of Nystatin (veterinary) and high levels of Vitamin A.
Improving the environment.