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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello. I live in Upstate NY and my pigeon has been being seen regularly by a vet but I am really confused as to why nothing is working. I noticed his cere beginning to darken at the start of 2017 after we had moved. I'm going to list his symptoms and what me and the vet have tried. I really need...
  2. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    So, I live in Pakistan and i have a pigeon couple in a pretty decent cage. Around Feb, the female laid two eggs and they hatched last month. The chicks seemed to be doing fine and coming on strong and healthy and are currently around 12-15 days old. But yesterday, i happened to look closer into...
  3. General Discussions
    Hi, I have a pigeon come to my yard, he is all puffy and diarrhea, he is very quiet. He is eating but not making much of a fuss, he lets me pick him up. I gave him 62,5mg Metronidazol just one time today, I am suspecting he has by his symptoms "giardia" I don't know if I am saying that...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Let me start by saying that in the country I live in, the only animals that can receive treatment are cats and dogs because birds are not as costly as those pets and therefore there are almost no experts that I can find around me. So I am pretty much on my own here, need your expertise. One...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Dear Pigeon Fanciers, I am Syed from Bangalore(India). I had treated my baby Pigeons for one eye cold. Almost all seem to be fine now, except for one High Flyer Baby. Since, last two days I have observed a Translucent Layer kind of thing in its right eye. Its become a bit aggravated now...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I took over the care for a roughly 3 year old diamond dove named Sweetpea a couple months ago and he recently started breathing with his mouth slightly open and bobbing his tail. My vet was on vacation all last week so I took him to a different vet and they took him in and kept him for about 48...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Today when i went to my loft one of my fantail was not acting normal... he was just siting there with one of his eyes closed.. when i went to catch her it opened and then closing again..then i thought it was just taking a nap withy one eye closed.. but after feeding it i again saw her closing...
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Why does she have discharge and discoloration on feathers around eyes? My dove has what seems to be discharge or discoloration of feathers under both eyes. The feathers around it are discolored and seem kinda wet and visibly darker whereas her body feathers are light brown. it looks like those...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    hi guys my dove is having an upper respiratoty tract infection, Baytril was not working for the infection so the vet prescribed 0,17 ml of Azithromycin orally once a day for 10 days with the possibility of continuing the treatment after that depending on how she reacts. My brother works in a...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I caught a wild pigeon today. It's wing was dragging and it was being attacked by two bigger pigeons. I brought it inside, washed it off carefully. It's wing has a large green colored (infection??) swelling where it's body meets it's wing. What can be done to help this pigeon? It's young...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I know nothing about pigeons and I apologize if there is a previous thread on this, but I live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA and there has been a wild pigeon nest on the 2nd floor of our outdoor balcony for the passed few months. They built a nest and had chicks and I noticed the babies were...
  12. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, I wonder if you could give us some advice please.* At present (since yesterday afternoon) we are caring for two probably 8 or 9 days old wood pigeon babies, which have been found cold and wet after their nest has been destroyed by rain and storm. They weigh about 66g each now, having lost a...
  13. General Discussions
    In the case only one of my two indoor pigeons is diagnozed with any kind of infection that must treated with antibiotic, then both must be treated for the same infection as preventative messure? Is this the right way to prevent the other one to get the same infection? what if the vet thinks...
  14. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I had bought pigeons from a very old loft. Due to shortage of space i had put them along with my own pigeons. Next day a few pigeon which i had brought from other loft shown some symptoms such as twisting of head and some disorientation. Immediately i have quarantined them and started...
  15. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I live in New York City so I see a lot of pigeons around everyday. There is this one pigeon I run into everyday that seems to have some foot problem. Its left foot is yellowish and swollen around the toes and it seems to give the poor bird a lot of discomfort. I often times see it standing on...
  16. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I wasn't able to find specific information on previous threads. but my questions are: 1. Is Yeast infection contagious from pigeon to pigeon 2. Is Yeast infection contagious from pigeon to people 3. How to prevent the spreading of yeast infection? should the infected bird has his own bowl...
  17. Non Pigeon and Dove Bird Emergencies
    I found this site doing a search with duck leg infections, I hope someone can help me! I have some 10 day old ducklings. Their bands were left on for too long and several of them had some degree of injury from them and I feel terrible about it but I thought they were all ok. One of the...
  18. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    In my fantail loft i noticed that one of my cocks has an eye problem. what is it and how to treat it? what about my other birds?
  19. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Here's Velvet; I'm holding him... his eye is rather inflamed and I need some advice. I first noticed this about a week and a half ago, and he was just keeping his eye half-shut once in a while. He's been on dummy eggs, and I hadn't really had a good look at this side of him until last...
  20. General Discussions
    I just saw a mouse with a short tail crawl into my birds food tray. I was disgusted and tried to kill the little booger. I failed and it ran away. Can anyone tell me how i can get rid of mouse. I know i am over feeding my birds, that is one thing i could stop to preventing any mouses. I am...
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