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labored breathing

  1. General Discussions
    Hi, I'm wondering if anyone can give their opinion on what happened to my beautiful little tumbler boy yesterday. Quick history: Respiratory issues, on and off for about 2 and a half years Ongoing excess mucus grunts The last 4 months had seen a great improve in general health and vitality...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a beautiful squab who is about 3 weeks old, and he had been thriving until about a day ago. Papa is still crop feeding the baby, but the kid is also eating seed (canary grass, nyjer, millet, milo, sunflower hearts) and drinking on his own. Poop consistency has been fantastic -- formed...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    My mated pair had 1 baby 2 weeks ago (I removed the second egg and exchanged it for wood.) The baby is having a hard time breathing, keeps opening its mouth; its whole body is moving when it breathes. It had a little bit of watery poop, too. A few hours ago, it was making a tiny squeak with each...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Some kids brought me a baby mourning dove on Friday afternoon (8/17). I assumed the nest was knocked loose in a recent storm. Baby appeared to be newly hatched, approx 1 day old or less. No obvious injuries upon examination. I have been hand feeding Kaytee Exact and keeping warm on heating pad...
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