Vaccinating Your Racing Pigeons The Safe Way

Vaccinating Your Racing Pigeons The Safe Way by Slobberknocker Lofts

The second way to vaccinate is much safer on the racing pigeon and has virtually NO health risk to the bird. I put the bird upside down between my knees with the birds head pointing towards me. Gently extend the bird’s leg up and slightly outward as shown in the pictured below.

racing pigeon thigh vaccination 1

Spray the area where the leg sonnects to the body with rubbing alcohol.

racing pigeon thigh vaccination 2

Once the area is wet, you will notice where the skin connects the leg and the body, creating a small pocket.

racing pigeon thigh vaccination 3

Inject the vaccine into the pocket. When you inject the vaccine, you can see the vaccine under the skin, which is perfectly normal. This method of vaccinating is less stressful and painless to the Pigeon.

racing pigeon thigh vaccination 4

Vaccinating Your Racing Pigeons The Safe Way by Slobberknocker Lofts

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  1. Slobberknockers method is a copy cat of how to inject your pigeons correctly. Per PMV instructions. The back of the neck is the best place to find a large pocket of skin with very few blood vessels and is farther away from muscle. If you don’t have a helper, you can buy a plastic restrainer made just for injection purposes.

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