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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello. Has anyone seen a flea on a pigeon? I found three on one pigeon. And none on others. They are smaller fleas or maybe babies. They were stuck like ticks and had to be pulled out. My first time ever seeing one on a pigeon. They were around the eye skin. I will try to take a...
  2. General Discussions
    Good morning all, I have seen lots of posts about lice, fly and mites. I have learned a lot abot what to look for and how to treat. What I have not found was anything about fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. Here in the northeast of the U.S. we can have a really bad population of all three parasites...
  3. General Discussions
    I found two fleas on me his morning! I don't know if they just got in accidentally or if they plan to set up shop, but I don't want to wait to find out. What can I use around the house to ward off fleas that would be safe for my dove, who is an inside bird? Someone on another bird forum...
  4. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I hope that I am posting in proper area ! Kinda new here.I have a flea problem but am reluctant to use anything that may harm my pigeons that sometimes peck around.Any help appreciated.Thanks.
  5. General Discussions
    I've got two wild baby pigeons growing up on my balcony. The smaller one has some kind of bug on him. It is a little gray bug about the size of a finger nail and it appears every now and again and quickly hided in her feathers. What is this bug, and should I try remove it and how? My pigeons...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Oh gosh. I'm going through hell with this pigeon, I really am - first it was a suspected broken wing, then listlessness and not eating/drinking, then spitting up blood, now I just held it and took it away from my shirt to find dozens of tiny bugs crawling all over me. :eek: I never noticed...
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