Let me be the first to tell you that the name Bully was not invented by me. This honor comes to Gert-Jan Beute, who had written this name on a note of a pigeon fancier, whom he advised to make an appointment with me for the investigation of his problem pigeons. This enthusiast also asked me to examine the pigeons for the Bully. I asked him what that was, to which the man replied: "Well, that bacteria of yours." Now of course it is not my bacteria at all. I found this bacteria in 2014 purely by chance with a German enthusiast. This man had played, in his own words, for years and could not keep any widower alive, let alone the youngsters. Every year has been catastrophic for six years, he said.

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