Pigeons no circovirus threat

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Pigs are no more likely to contract circovirus from pigeons than they are from farmers' boots or truck tires, says Ontario agriculture ministry swine disease prevention specialist Tim Blackwell.

UPDATED Thursday June 26, 2008, 11:56 a.m. (Links added)


I thought homing Pigeons returned to their home? And pigeon is delicious! It should NOT be wasted! I was looking forward to Ontario processed Squab.

the birds that Arlan had are not squab they have a special breed for eating

You are right. They are bigger birds that are 16 oz. when processed.

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