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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi A week ago we had a feral pigeon come in that's been attacked by a cat, ruptured crop and his left eye was closed, we've glued the crop and have treated with antibiotics and something for the pain. (Amoxicillin and Metacam) The eye is now open but it's dry and crustry around both eyes with...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello. Yesterday I found a Pigeon in a park laying on grass. I took it home as I knew if I wouldn't he would die. I suspect his legs are broken. I'll post some pictures and I hope you can tell me if it's legs are broken and what should I do.
  3. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I noticed something I thought might interest some fellow feral pigeon lovers. I think feral pigeons in different countries look different. I noticed this when I came to live in Thailand. Here are some examples, and I would be interested to hear from anyone who have been to other countries and...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hail, all. For those of you who recall Lady B., hello once again. A new bird has sorta tumbled my way. It lived through the night and day and night again. It was found flapping in the street with a truck heading for it, which would surely have run it over. From what I've been able to find, this...
  5. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hey everyone, For the past few weeks I have been caring for an abandoned pigeon that was left on our balcony by it's parents. Not sure what happened to them, but probably assume the worst in an urban environment unfortunately. Anyway she (I presume it's a she based purely on her body shape and...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi All, I am facing a strange problem with one of my Fantail Chicks. It was all well & healthy until this morning and able to stand, peck & walk too. I picked it up to clean its feathers & toes that were covered with some poop. Cleaned it with water, post that it is not able to stand on its...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Is there any way to cure this? history of this young bird is,condition of his legs are same as when feathers started growing,got no other disease.parents stopped feeding so i took this bird under my care today. history of this bird's parents is, they never delivered a bird without any problem...
  8. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I found a pigeon in the street today, and its wings work fine, its eyes seem clear and alert, and I see no signs of infection, but its legs and tail don't move. I brought it home and put it in a box with a towel and some bread and water, but I don't know what to do beyond that. If anyone knows...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    ok so here's the situation... Oct 20: noticed limping in one of my flock and brought him home to monitor. (thinking a sprain or break ut found nothing) ... after about 7-10 days, swelling started; Right hock, left foot. I tried penicillin/streptomycin for 7 days.... nothing.. infact worse...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I'm from Guatemala I've been searching for some help for my pigeon... the sunday he was attacked by my dog... I dont know how the pigeon was in the floor of his cage... so the dog bite his legs :( and now he dont have legs. I dont know how to help him cause we love this pigeon but we hate...
  11. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    so yesterday my uncle helped me add a 6 foot extension to my loft. that was great and all but he scared the hell out of all my ybs and they were outside all day. and the worst part about it was he probably dropped some wood on my ybs because 4 of them had broken legs... i mean there legs are...
  12. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Help! Earlier today I found a baby pigeon in the park near my house who strangely wasn't moving. I noticed that he could not walk at all. I brought him home and put him in an animal travel carrier lined with newspaper and provided him with some wild bird seed and water. According to other pigeon...
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, and thank you to all of you who sent your best wishes to Pie (formerly called Quentin in my last post) during our beak crisis, which I'm very happy to say, he's recovered from completely (though I have had to file it again already- it seems to be a bit off set and grows very fast) He Is now...
  14. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a YB that untill two days ago, has not used both of his legs... now because of this theres no food in his system.. YB is now inside away from the mom and others, though YB just lays there. ive tried checking YB legs for Breaks, i feel nothing though he did let out a foul poop, of a dark...
  15. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi I found her two days ago. Paralyzed legs, in the street. Got her home, into a cage with a towel. Feeding her eggs and seeds and bread/ water Please advise. I'm scared she's gonna die or infect my other pets with a disease. Obviously I'm keeping her separate and washing my hands obsessively...
  16. General Discussions
    Hi, This is my first experience with a pigeon. I saw it near the East River on Monday morning, lying in the hot son, not able to move except flapping its wings. He/she is a young adult, it's bottom was covered with hardened feces. I carried it home, washed off the poop, and placed it in my...
  17. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello my name is Lisa and I found a wild pigeon stuck on my roof gutters and like any sensible person I took her down fed her a gave her water and in doing this I noticed there was a problem with the birds legs. The legs are stiff from the body down but she does have movement in her claws. She...
  18. General Discussions
    One of our Roller chicks seemed fine when it was banded but after being away for 5 days and back for around 3 i noticed it wasn't moving about like the rest of our chicks. When i picked it up I saw that it's one leg was not only out side ways but far to the rear. It seems the floor of his nest...
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