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  1. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hey guys! So I have a flock living on the roof & some have lice. I was going to start applying Borax to their bath water trays - 1 tbsp. per gallon, right? There's lot's of chickadees birds around too, will they be fine drinking the water too? There's also bees around and I heard that borax...
  2. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello all. Few weeks back I bought a pigeon. He's fairly young and so adorable I named him Carl Poppa. I have a few questions as I have never owned a pigeon passionately before. Well a few years ago I had king pigeon who I think died to feather lice unsure... I bought him from an idiot. :mad...
  3. General Discussions
    Hi all- I'm wondering if anyone out there makes clip rings that can be fastened around an adult birds' leg that can be personalized with my name and phone number in case a bird goes missing? I've seen them everywhere with just numbers... Didn't know if they could be personalized- and if not...
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  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a small flock and noticed a few have feather lice. I am very overwhelmed by all the ivomec inject, oral, topical, sprays, dosages etc. This is what I have can someone break it down simple for me. I have Ivermectin 1percent injectable Pyretherin Concentrate Wazine...
  6. General Discussions
    Hey everyone, So, I found that my new pet pigeon has feather lice! Now, my pigeon is by itself as my pet in my home. I just got him/her from a breeder on the 14th. S/he was living outdoors with the breeder previously. I purchased some bird/lice & mite spray but still finding a few on my bird...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello again. After the help you guys gave me with my first pigeon (who is 4 years old now, and is happy as can be), i want some help with my new pigeon. I adopted an Old Dutch Tumbler Pigeon from an adoption center over in West Los Angeles, for my sisters birthday. After a heartbreaking 10...
  8. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hey All I need to make a decision ASAP. If you might remember, I mentioned about finding a pigeon "Frosty". I've been doing a lot of calling around locally to figure out what our options are. She clearly has feather lice, and the vets around here charge a fair bit for treatments. The...
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