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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a female ringneck dove that has been displaying symptoms of illness. For the past two weeks she has had watery poops with little to no substance, fluffing up, wing drooping, and overall lethargy. I've had her for over a year and half, and originally got her as companion for my male dove...
  2. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi all, I have a female mourning dove who just turned one year old. She has bonded to me very strongly and is laying eggs like crazy. Since March 25 she has laid 10 eggs, two at a time, about once a week. She doesn't sit on them, and lays more even if I keep the eggs in the nest. So far the...
  3. General Discussions
    Hi everyone, I heard that a vitamin B12 deficiency in pigeons can show symptoms similar to PMV (e.g. torticollis) and also cause paralysis of the legs. I was wondering if any of you have had any experience with vit B12 deficiency? I asked my local vet about it but she doesn't know anything...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, everyone. What color should a pigeon’s skin be? My rescued pigeon Daisy’s skin is purple on her wings. They look bruised, but they are not bruised. (A little background: Daisy was hit by a car about 11 months ago; she has neurological damage and cannot walk or fly. Since finding her, she...
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