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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hey guys I’m new when it comes to doves and pigeons and my two laughing doves (or senegal doves) are with me for exact two weeks now. They are around 5 months old an the male has developed something on his beak that makes me a little bit afraid. 2 days ago i spotted a small, black bump on his...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    There is currently a disease going around my coop that has a high mortality rate for younger birds. It causes yellow/white mucus to build up in pigeons' throats, noses, and causes discharge around their eyes. Pigeons have loss of appetite as it prevents the pigeons from eating due to food...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    My pet dove has something growing on the bottom corner of his beak. I don't think it was there a few weeks ago. It's 4am Saturday, no vets are open, and there or no good bird vets near me within 150ish miles, I cant go to vet today(saturday) and most are closed Sunday. Does anyone know what this...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    most of my old birds looks healthy and happy they are vaccinated for salmonella and paramixovirus last year but this year i got some new birds, like 10 birds of the new ones passed in 2-3-4 days losing interest for food, losing control(not paramixovirus) , losing weight, staying in on place...
  5. General Discussions
    My partner and I have been living together along with 3 doves, a cat, and two rabbits for a little over 2 years. Last November I brought in a 4th bird, a feral rescue pigeon. My partner has always had asthma, since before we met, but a few months ago his breathing started to get worse. It has...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have one baby pigeon who has just started molting and stays in a big and well ventilated loft.he has suddenly developed a problem.He is always panting with open beak and has a quick breathing without flying or any activity.his throat is clear and pink. He has no nasal discharge.Eyes are...
  7. Performing Breeds
    Hello. The net says that canker can be bred out of the flock. I know ACV is suppose to help prevent it. When the egg from canker parents were put under normal pairs, the chicks developed canker. I currently believe it is possible to breed out canker : any thoughts? Thanks.
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello, I am a 17 year old student in the west suburbs of Chicago and have had a pigeon loft for about six years. I started with a few Nevek show birds and added some tipplers/roller mixes later on. I do not race, I only raise them as a hobby. I let them out to fly every day during the summer and...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    hello, i've always wondered about this because it happened to a pigeon i had a while ago. He one day got sick and his head was fully bent back, i dont remember if he could eat or not, sometimes his head would be abit normal and after it would be bent back again. i THINK he shook his head at...
  10. General Discussions
    What would be a good preventive programme for disease, which medicines (active ingredient) since names vary?
  11. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi, I'm hoping that someone can finally help me with this problem. First, I have been breeding and racing pigeons for over 35 years and have had to deal with numerous illnesses, injuries and diseases. But, for the last two or three years I have been dessimated with what I believe to be Adeno...
  12. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello, I am new to pigeons or birds of any kind. Following is a procedure I'm planning to use when introducing new pigeons to the loft. I'm looking to get as much feedback as possible from experienced users. What I would like to do as a matter of routine when introducing new birds to the...
  13. General Discussions
    Hello all, I have a question about mating and egg laying problems that may arise. Now I know if one bird is sick it will pass things to its mate. My question is mainly about canker but if anybody else knows other things that can come up it would be great info. Now what I have learned from...
  14. General Discussions
    Hello all I need some help and advice here. I live next door to a neighbor who keeps pigeons in lofts. Every summer the neighbors close to this property are infested with flies. It is believed that droppings are exposed to house flies allowing them to breed. I get 500 odd flies in my garden...
  15. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    today i saw my baby bird with his neck huddled in the nest bowl. As i looked it he was breathing heavily and had is neck twisted, but it was stiff and not wobbly, i was thinking the other pigeons may have stepped on him or he is sick. I gave it some water cause i assumed it was dehydrated but it...
  16. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I really need help with my rescued dove! So, a woman who works with a rescue group in town rescued 3 doves with injured wings. They will never be able to fly again. She kept them in a glass-enclosed green room which was dirty and clearly unsafe for injured birds. They were there for 2 years...
  17. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hey, I'm a recent newcomer to owning Pigeons, I currently own 3 tumbling pigeons that I just keep as pet's, this number was previously 5, although we have recently lost 2 to illness. The remaining 3 have now been re-homed as I wanted to make sure they were away from the environment that may be...
  18. General Discussions
    Hello brothers.. i,m new in here, And happy to find a place like this. whatever, I have some ordinary and some fancy pigeon in my loft.. Yesterday i found that a pigeon inactive than others., then i transferred the pigeon from the loft to a small box. then i can see the droppings of the pigeon...
  19. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi Guys!!! I would like to know if it is true that pigeon poop may cause meningitis? My wife is a little bit worried because it was told to her by a doctor.
  20. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    About 3 weeks ago I found a young rock pigeon still too young to fly. The poop was a bit green, but that changed later. He was eating and drinking on his own and I put him in a cage where we grow vegetables (no pesticides used). He was doing excellent for 2 weeks. On Wednesday he was not...
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