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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone, To start off, my name is Jade and I live in (very) rural East Tennessee. I have just recently started keeping pigeons as pets, and currently have 6 show breeds. Two of which are mixed 2 week old babies that were completely on accident. I have decided to join this forum because I...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I’m new to dove owning and have only had Joan for 9 months. I got another bird, Cosette, in November. I named her a girl name because the breeder didn’t know her sex. About Joan: she laid her first egg last night at about 9:20pm. The next morning she was acting as a normal bird would with her...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi My fantails are on chicks.The chicks are around 3 weeks old.One of the chicks is breathing heavily all the time.The other chick is doing fine.Any idea what is wrong with it ?? It's Summer here and it could be suffering from hot weather related diseases , just a guess.
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I've noticed this past week my birds are panting after flying...I'm concerned about a possible resp problem...I must note that temps have jumped up 10-15 degrees lately....they are flying in weather no hotter than 90. The take flight and do thier thing as normal, but when they come in they are...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I just so shocked to find a heavy breathing pigeon on my balcony. I guess s/he want my help. please help me, what is wrong with this wild pigeon? after an hour, still heavy breathing as (I can see the muscle around her neck is expanding and contracting.). the pigeon has clicking sound...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Say I read the post about asper. I think one of my pigeons my have it. Did you notice your birds holding their tails somewhat down and lowering the wings a little while standing?
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