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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    hello,I need some advice,here is what happened to me: I never touched pigeon before a month ago but then i found injured teen,he was ove at my place for a week but it died.I didnt know it needs to be feed with a synrge........... couple of days later i found another one and he was over at my...
  2. Archive - General Discussion
    I was recently gifted with 2 fledgeling ringneck doves - 5 weeks old or so. I don't know much about their background, and although they seem very healthy and clean I am taking precautions to avoid contamination of my existing birds. (a.k.a. quarantine) When I have introduced adult birds to my...
  3. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    When I got my birds a few weeks ago they were on the thin side since then IO have been feeding them twice a day a mixture of turkey feed and seed with the occasional treat of peas. All but one of the birds have thrived and are looking great. I went away for a week and my sister has been caring...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello. I found a pigeon in the park. Her tail feathers were completely plucked and she can't fly. I took her to the vet and the vet was optimistic that she was going to recover. How long does it take for the tail feathers to grow back? Is there anything I can do to make her more comfortable...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a bird that is not doing well, I crated my birds this am for an early morning drop, when I released them one just walked out so I stepped toward him thinking he would just fly off but he didn't so I am trying to run him down and he gets airborn:( It was a 2 mile drop from my house and I...
  6. Archive - General Discussion
    I have 2 rehab pigeons and 1 or the other have very watery poop, looks alot like clear water with broken small pieces of green firm poo in it, any ideas what could be wrong? 1 is the head trauma case pigeon. Cindy
  7. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi guys, I have a yb racer who started to go light. Her droppings are kind of slimey and she is getting thing. I've noticed she doesn't really eat anything but the smaller seeds like safflower. Any suggestions? I'm hoping to turn her around so I can continue to train her. I've separated...
  8. Archive - General Discussion
    I read a thread somewhere that mentioned air in the crop -- and, I can't find it. I am total newbie raising an orphaned pigeon -- I believe that he is gulping air into his crop (just started today) - and, I don't know what to do about it. Please advise. Thanks.:( I've fed him three times...
  9. Archive - General Discussion
    Is ACV & apple juice both the same or are there any differences in the 2?
  10. Archive - General Discussion
    I have a 2(?) week old baby pidgeon that was abandoned in its nest about a week ago (his sibling had died in the nest and parents disappeared). Through the support of this board, I have built him a nest with a heating bad and I've been hand feeding him. I am concerned because it seems like his...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi i have a baby dove and have been rearing it for the past 2 days approximatley, feeding it with a syringe and tube. any idea how long until he can see? When i feed him into his crop i notice it fill up 3/4 full and then i leave it, but as it starts to be eaten it seems as if air is building...
  12. Archive - Other Birds
    As I posted earlier today, the # 3 baby lovebird died during the night last night. I just went to check how the first two were doing and now baby # 4 has hatched. I am amazed at how long between the first hatchings and these last two (and still one egg to go). I've decided the only chance...
  13. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    My baby lahores have grown up and are almost weaned.. I have attached pics.. My baby fantail is now a grownup, i have yet to hear any coos.. Fantail mom is passing seeds, grits and worms (as i dewormed her).. I've attached a pic plz advise me.. (THere's a new baby also).. I dewormed her using...
  14. Archive - General Discussion
    I'm assessing what I keep on hand to be able to intervene if necessary with both my birds and found ones. I'm noticing that there are good hydrating soulutions used and other items I'm not familiar with. A list of what you feel is a good basic stock to have on hand would be very useful to me...
  15. Archive - General Discussion
    well i had posted many times in the 'found a bird' forum due to finding a very young bird that couldn't fly or eat on its own yet. (still had some down). now the bird is doing well and is certainly taking a liking to me. it eats on its own and can fly a little. i tried to leave it outside where...
  16. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    i found a dove laying in the street with a broken wing and a broken leg, i think it got hit by a car. the first couple of days i fed it hard boiled egg and bread bits, but i have pigeon seed for him now. i looked up on the internet how to fix a broken wing so i wrapped it up how the website said...
  17. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi all, sorry but I don't have much time....Since Parsley's recovery from rti 6 or more months ago...she has been in my aviary, two days ago she was perched, tail really low breathing really heavily, beak slightly open, tail kind of bobbing!.took her inside, heat food baytril and myco orni...
  18. Archive - General Discussion
    Hi Folks What's the appropriate amount of ( human grade ) probiotics to add to ( 8 oz. -- or I can do the math ) drinking water ? I've been stirring in about a quarter of a capsule to a half cup of water but I'm not comfortable recommending that amount to others because I've no idea if this...
  19. Archive - General Discussion
    Well, i had been complaining of poops and here they are: 2 samples, one of female and one of male.. The more solid one is of the female and watery green is of the males.. They both smell awful and real awful when they are brown watery.. DOes anybody here use homeoppathic treatments? All...
  20. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hey guys one of my pigeons has a runy green poop that almost looks like green dye. They are all young birds. (Hatched in Feb. 2007.) Any ideas:( Litewings
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