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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone, I'm new here so this is my first post. I made an account because I have a problem with a pigeon. TL;DR: Sick pigeon that I found 3 evenings ago, has some eye infection, can eat and drink (and poops all day long), tries to always hide in darker places, and doesn't really put on a...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I was wondering if I could have some help with diagnosing a sweet little half Chinese Owl/ half Seraphim pigeon I have. His name is Moose and he is only 3 months old. History: Two days ago I noticed his left eye was slightly red. I figured he got in a small fight. Yesterday, the eye was...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello and Happy New Year! On December 20 I noticed an apathic feral pigeon on my window sill with a wound on the left side of his head. After capture, a vet recommended Avianprotect Ten (Tylosin, Erythromycin, Neomycin, and vitamins) and Oculoforte (Gentamicin, Dexamethasone). Recommended...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi my pigeon has been sick now for 4 days with not so much improvement. His left eye is swollen (I have been cleaning and giving drops regularly) He had runny poops but now seems to be getting better, I have been treating him with Metronidazol and Enrofloxaxeno (today will be 4th of meds) He...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    So my little Lad has an Eye infection. Which I believe came from something that was stuck in his eye. I did remove something but now it is getting more red and swollen. He is scratching it. I recently had an issue with my own eyes and have antibiotic eye ointments which I thought I could ask...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello. My name is Natasha. I have a eight year old mixed breed pigeon. He is a homing-fantail mix. He is heavy on the fantail genes and therefore, cannot fly. Normally my bird has been healthy but since the last month, he has gotten a right swollen and watery eye. It started with a slight...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone, Background info: A relative of mine has recently found an injured young pigeon (I am not entirely sure how old, it doesn't have too many feathers underneath its wings and it doesn't coo, it just squeaks). It was trapped inside a building and had a few wounds which have healed...
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    hello friends, from about a month i am dealing with eye infection cases in my loft. two of my young birds were the first victims. i treated all my young birds with doxy for 10 days [25mg once a day] and all were normal. i didnt treat my breeders [only two pairs who were in seperate cage right...
  9. General Discussions
    Hello so, about a month ago few of my young pigeons had eye infection .... I treated them with doxy for 10 days along with cipro eye drops. They got cured. They were not in contact with my breeders but cages were just side by each other. Then my female pigeon who waas on eggs got watery eye so...
  10. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    Hello, Flightless wood pigeon, born 2014, adopted as juvenile in October 2014. Has had eye problems these last two weeks. Yellow gunk coming out of his eyes, one morning last week it had glued both of them shut. Feather loss around both eyes has left skin exposed. I put ofloxacin 3mg/ml...
  11. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hello all, Newbie here. Been reading all the very helpful threads with interest, but would love to get some advice. Found a wild juvenile last Friday night, not fully fledged and shivering all on his own, so I brought him home with me. As well as missing all the feathers on his head and back...
  12. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi Everyone, Zoe, one of my feral pigeons, has had a recurring eye infection for the past year in one of her eyes and will probably have to have it removed; I have a vet appointment in a couple of days. The issue is that I'm not sure if to release her or not. The vet says she is non releasable...
  13. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    greeting fellow pigeon lovers I live in Providence, Rhode Island and I have a young pigeon (not too young, no yellow threads) with what appears to be a horrible eye infection. I have a flock of wild pigeons who I feed daily and this little guy has been coming really close, hanging out on my...
  14. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I just received a pair of birds in the mail. One of them has an eye infection and the other one seems to be extremely weak and can barely walk. I gave them some feed, water, and oyster shells which they have been nibbling on and drinking. Here is the picture of the eye infection. I haven't seen...
  15. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I found him a week ago and he seems happy and healthy until today when i noticed his eye. Earlier today someone told me it was just irritated but now one looks different than the other. One is watery and the area around is swollen, the other is fine. Bad eye good eye Please let me know what...
  16. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    One week back a pigeon came in my loft. After i catched hold of him i have found that his one eye a bit inflammed and reddish. A light film is there on the eye and it can't see.Somebody has suggested me gentamycin eye drops. I am washing his eye by luke warm water with Boric Acid after that i...
  17. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi guys. Im wondering if somebody could help with a problem i've developed with a 12 day old squab. I first notcied a swollen and closed eye 2 days ago with this poor little mite + watery discharge but only on its right side. My husband, being an optician gave me some Chloramphenical eye...
  18. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi! We have a small flock of pigeons and one of my birds has developed an eye problem. Both eyes are slightly swollen with a foamy/watery discharge. When she wipes them off the eye itself looks fine. Bird is otherwise behaving normally. Inside of mouth looks pink. After reading a bit, we...
  19. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a german beauty who in the past couple days I have noticed to have some crust around one of its eyes. I didnt really think much of it at 1st because it looked like some chewed up food and didnt seem to effect it at all. I tried to brush it away the best I could but she has always been a...
  20. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi i have came across a Pigeon in my home who has a problem Opening up it eyes.My pet dog found it. I have kept many birds like Falcons and Peacocks and Hens but never kept pigeons. I am a software developer by profession and like to have pets. The Pigeons was in such a condition that it...
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