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Newcastle’s Disease (Paramyxo Virus) – Important Information

Many race organisers have received communication from APHA regarding Newcastle’s Disease and the requirement to complete the enclosed document. However, I have been communicating with DEFRA over the last two days and established that completion of the declaration is NOT mandatory as far as pigeon gatherings are concerned but is recommended. However, as a result […]

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Advice on vaccinating against Paramyxovirus

Paramyxovirus – making sure you use only authorised vaccines: Advice from the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) We understand that many of you at this time of year will have vaccinated, or are about to vaccinate, your pigeons against paramyxovirus, which can significantly harm their health. Pigeon paramyxovirus infection is a notifiable disease. That means if […]