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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone I am thinking of grinding 4-5 grains/seeds together and making them into balls the size of peas, and giving it to my baby pigeon Ruku ruku. He is currently recovering from pox. As I am feeding him by opening his beak and dropping food into it, this is really time-consuming since...
  2. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I have adopted 2 pigeons from my friend about 4 days ago. Now the female is laying on an egg. I also have chickens as pets, and since these are homing I have them in a fairly big care for a couple of Weeks. The cage is open on all sides like a big dig kennel, I am afraid when the baby hatches...
  3. General Discussions
    Hello everyone I am looking for some help I am trying to find a good suplament t give to my mother birds to add calcium to there menu I give them cracked oyster shells and red grit should I givethem more?????:D
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi I have a question for you about a bird of mine. I would like your opinion on. It’s a baby Indian Fantail mix and the question is about the way he acts. He’s a oops baby from my loft I didn’t know the mom layed the egg till there was a baby in it. He has just started to eat on his own but...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone.. a couple of days back a baby pigeon dropped into my balconey being attacked by crows.. I saved him from the crows. He had two wounds and some of his feathers were missing. He looked to be around 14 days old, judging from this page, http://www.speedpigeon.com/baby_racing_pigeon.htm...
  6. General Discussions
    i am hand feeding a baby homer and he is going onto day 6 tomorrow and i know the hand raised birds are far behind but i looked at pictures of day by day developing chicks and mine is on day 2 by the looks of the pictures..... are they usually that far behind?
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hey all... Well...this tale started w/ my thread in this section entitled "Need suggestions on how to catch".... I had reported that last week I had finally caught "Wingy"....as her health seemed to be deteriorating. She had a wing injury, and I had her on heat, handfeeding, and dosing w/...
  8. General Discussions
    Hi, I have a dove that I need your help with. One of my neighbors found it after it almost got hit by a car. It looks to be an older dove (not sure how old but it is at age to feed itself). It either is missing an eye or has an infection in its one eye. It also seems to have brain damage would...
  9. General Discussions
    how late can eggs hatch... i candled them the other day ( the day before they were suppposed to hatch ) and there was an air sac at the big end and a big dark space which showed that it was fertile ... that was about 2 days ago ... how late can eggs hatch like 21 days???
  10. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi im Sam and im 21 last sept/oct time i came across a fledgling must have been about 2 weeks old well we called her Bubbles (or rather my cousin did) and we hand reared her, Well........ tonight my mum takes her dog for a walk or more to the point she carried him! (he refused to walk!) and come...
  11. Archive - General Discussion
    I have a pair of young birds, about three weeks old, one of the YB has the tip on its upper beak chipped, the area is the white spot :confused: they use to open the shell. its a small area. will hurt it feeding or drinking when weaned??:(
  12. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Ok. We have a serius problem.. Me wife and me demolished our house and in the proces of tearing it down we found on the roof a broken nest with a baby pidgeon and an unhached egg Basicly we kept them warm. started to feed him with corn gruel and water mashed together (very soup-like) this is...
  13. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Greetings everyone! I noticed a group of magpies circling Bos parent’s nest this morning, I chased them off but then I noticed another baby dove on the ground just a few steps from where I found Bo. I looks grown up only that her beak is pink not black yet. I gave her some water n put some seeds...
  14. Archive - Small Talk
    This is a pix of the three new baby keets that were born a little over a week ago. I think one might even be an albino then again it could be a lutino. Won't know until the feathers come in.
  15. Archive - General Discussion
    Recently someone posted that Kaytee wasn't enough nutrition for adult birds, if that was Only what they were getting. That they fed them formula and some kind of pellet? I have 2 birds that one is scissor beak, the other no beak on top, both are tube fed 2x day anywhere between 35-40 cc of...
  16. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    My little sister and friends "found" these pigeons and brought them home.. they kept them hidden for 3 days and now told me about it. I tried giving them water from an old spoon i had, one of them drank but the other didn't. What do i feed them and how? I have regular bird food... please help...
  17. Rescue & Rehab of Pigeons and Doves
    Download for free: Download this free here! http://www.mobipocket.com/en/eBooks/BookDetails.asp?BookID=206733&Origine=6262 I completed compiling, with references to the origin of these articles, an e-book regarding doves, and pigeons. I was thinking how there is a bunch of information on...
  18. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi Folks! Whilst searching information on how to feed a baby pigeon I came across this forum. I need help; my dad rescued a baby pigeon from the crows who I think must have got it dropped from the nest. The poor squab looks to be around 17-23 weeks old and its one eye is blind and its one claw...
  19. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I found baby collared dove in my garden a week ago and have been keeping him inside in a shoe-box next to the radiator, seems content :) I tried feeding him the day I found him wit some dog food soaked in warm water (as it was recomended on a web site) didn't seem to like the process so I...
  20. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Tonight my husband brought home a pij that was in the water at the marina and after reading I have decided he is ill with a virus. He twists his head and is dizzy and falls over I cannot give him rescue fluids because his head moves all over the place. I have him in the house on a low heating...
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