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Candida (Trush)

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.

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