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  1. Illnesses & Health Issues - Identify & Treat
    Hello everyone, I am a new pigeon owner, and I welcomed my 5 week old fancy pigeon, Rocky to my home. He appeared to be doing well and adapting to his new environment in a positive manner. I then started noticing how his head started to lean a little to one side. The next couple days, all of a...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I'm sorry! I posted this in the wrong section first and I cant figure out how to delete the other one... Hi! My 5 month old Ringneck, Baby, sometimes has lots of clear liquid in her poops, with the solid part being a normal brown. this mostly happens in the mornings, when we are both starting...
  3. General Discussions
    Won't go into details but basically my pigeon needs to travel air cargo with a mosquito netting over the carrier for about 24 hrs. Therefore, no one can go into the carrier and give him water or food. What mositure-rich foods would a pigeon eat in such an instance? Is there a way to have a water...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54SWUxFsOQs Diagnosis and treatment of pigeon pox - might be helpful to some!
  5. General Discussions
    History, symptoms and treatment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGbH7cKUFKw
  6. General Discussions
    Hi all, I have 2 squabs hatched around 3 days ago. I went to check up on them today and noticed that there are a lot of little bugs crawling all over them, on their beak, inside their ears and on their body. Can anyone tell me what these are? How do I get rid of them? Will the squabs survive...
  7. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hey all! So, I've got myself 2 RN Doves, who I love to death, and have been into gardening for a while. Decided to try my hand at a small microgreen setup in my room for both the birds and I. I know most birds can have sprouts. Looking at this little kit to use. Do y'all think it'll be safe to...
  8. General Discussions
    https://www.foxnews.com/health/child-identified-as-patient-killed-by-pigeon-droppings-linked-infection Wonder if pigeons were checked or they just assumed it was from them.
  9. General Discussions
    Does albinism affect the eyesight of pigeons and doves ? I have an albino ringneck dove and i would like to have an in depth knowledge about it.
  10. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hey everyone! I was a member back in 2014-2015 under the username "Koomori" (which can be deleted by admins as I can no longer access that account). I dropped off the face of the planet because my college course work on top of my regular job just got to be too much to handle and I literally...
  11. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hey all! I'm getting a ringneck dove very soon- already purchased everything aaa! And i was just wondering. As of now, I have the cage in my room, but I'm not sure if it is safe there. My room happens to be right next to the kitchen, and tends to smell like whatever I have just cooked. I can...
  12. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello all. I'm the owner of a roughly three year old ringneck dove, Archimedes, who is currently going through the tail end of a heavy molt...he has gotten to the point where most of his feathers have grown back in now and he is looking good for the most part, but I am concerned about the area...
  13. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I see posts where especially new flyers are upset about losing birds to hawks and can't watch there purty birds loft fly thru the winter. I quit naming my birds due to it. I lock up mid Oct. and start loft flying Aprilish. I started spending my winters preparing for spring. First thing I do is...
  14. General Discussions
    I am getting my new pair of pigeon i want to know how to check that they are healthy . I am not expert so i look pigeon a say she/he is health i want to know detail about it like how healthy pigeon look , his/her poop look ?, There normal behaviour please help fast
  15. General Discussions
    I just had a whole post written out, took too long, got logged out and lost my post! ugh! Let's try this again! I posted here almost 7 years ago when I moved into an apt. and was appalled at how the LL kept his pigeons. I asked tons of questions and got lots of great advice and help. I...
  16. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Good day! Yesterday my boyfriend found an adorable baby pigeon in some shrubs. It had obviously fallen from its nest, so we decided to take it home with us. We keep it in a shoe box (no lid) with hot water bottle and additional bottles of warm water covered in a towel, so it stays nice and...
  17. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi! We rescued a 3-week old pigeon from a kestrel. Now she is 8 weeks old (we are not sure of gender though). We experimented with a soft-release this past week, but after her first night outside, she started coming back every evening and wanting to be inside at night. We are happy to keep...
  18. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Dear friends! I'm looking for a book on the health of the pigeons, veterinary books. I am a veterinarian, I want to enhance my level of knowledge. I would be very grateful if someone will share the files with me. I'd like to read a book written by Dr. Colin Walker, I'd be very grateful to you if...
  19. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a mourning dove- he just turned 2 years old. I was wondering why he suddenly began getting black feather spots all over his head and neck. He appears to be in good shape, very attentive to his preening. He free-roams around my house, eats a lot of seeds/and is generally very active and...
  20. General Discussions
    what medications do you recommend I use to prevent parasitic growth?
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