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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Ill try and and keep this short and simple. Recently iv'e taken in a fledgling/juvenile wood pigeon , their are many issues with this little one and shall be my first time dealing with them . Alas , i'll list the key problems and queries . Pox Virus (Slight severity) Beak , forehead ...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi All, About a year ago a lady saw my dove and pigeon in my car at night while I saw shopping and approached me regarding a pigeon she had found and wanted to give away. I offered to take the pigeon in and have been taking care of him this whole time. It is a male old dutch capuchine and is...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I found a mourning dove that is about 20 days old. He is reasonably feathered and can fly short distances. He flew about 40 ft and was sitting on top of my dad's car when I found him. He seemed to fly into things a lot (screen doors, bushes). When I caught him I noticed he had a boil on his...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    These are very unpleasant pictures so look at your own risk. This is one of the worst cases of avian pox that I've ever seen in a pigeon: http://www.rims.net/2009Jul29/ Though I think this bird could have survived the pox since it had gotten to me and would have had the supportive care needed...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I know both Pigeon Pox and Fowl Pox are both different strains of avipoxvirus. But what I meant by my question is, are the symptoms and treatments the same? Is there any real big difference between the two? I'm doing a project in Animal Science about Avian Pox, mostly revolving around poultry...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Well it seems my trials are never to be over with little baby Phoenix. Mosquitos have gotten into the house, and must have transmitted Pox to the little amputee. Already down on his weight from the injury, forced early weaning by an inexperienced hand feeder (me), dogged early in life by a bad...
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