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  1. General Discussions
    Hi all, could you please advise... I have had a flightless pigeon (penny) for a couple of years, I keep her in my indoor aviary, where she has paired up....I have let them hatch 1 egg, The chick is 4 days old and seems to be doing well, Today however penny and her mate have been busy building...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone. I need some advice. I have a small ringneck dove aside from my 2 pigeons. The dove is 4 years old. The dove stays in a completely different room than the pigeons, they have no contact. Anyway, my dove has been sounding and acting different. He seems like he's cold a lot...
  3. Archive - Small Talk
    We have a small local pet store that houses a few exotics such as snakes and bearded dragons etc. We have popped in a couple of times to have a look around but have not been that impressed with their selection of pet goods. The shop owner is not friendly for starters. Anyway..we realise that...
  4. Archive - General Discussion
    Noel gave us our first egg last night :D I had read how small Dove eggs were - but couldn't really 'picture' it til now (ah-em, no pun intended). Glad these are two ladies - otherwise we might be having little dovies sooner than Dave & I are ready for ;) We're heading out today to find...
  5. Archive - General Discussion
    Greetings Everyone! Just when I thought this day couldn't be worse, Ally, the white dove, flew out of the hutch and up into my tree shortly before dark this evening when I opened the door to put her and Rally into the carrier and indoors for the night. I was hoping she would come down when she...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I am in los angeles. This is much more common in pigeons, not so common in chickens so I am seeking help here as someone thought it was canker. It's a chicken (several years old). Infection about 0.5-1" dark brown, smelly growth has eaten into her beak on one side. Inside the beak is the...
  7. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I work in a maximum security facility and am a member of FAUNA. Knowing this some prisoners have handed me a baby pigeon which has fallen out of its nest. I don’t have a lot of experience with birds. I have cared for a few in the past, but I mainly care for marsupials (I have taught baby...
  8. Archive - General Discussion
    Baby zebra dove - how to train it to eat seed and return to the wild I rescued a baby zebra dove. I estimate it to be about 2 weeks old. I've had it for about a week and have been feeding it Exact baby bird food via a dixie cup with a hole in the side. It's been doing well and eats a lot...
  9. Archive - General Discussion
    i was just looking at my pigeons and one of them had holes in his feathers!! what is going on??
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    My daughter found a pigeon flopping around on the street several hours ago in Bilbao Spain. We are from the US and do not know if there is a place to take sick and injured birds here like we have in Florida and have no idea how to even begin to find something like this out here. We gently...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hey everyone i have a 3 week oldish squab that might be sick. My sister said it pooped on her and it was yellowish and smelled really bad. When i see the bird it looks like its breathing heavily somewhat but that might be because its young? il see if i can get a video of it.
  12. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I recently rescued 4 white homers. I have noticed recently and especially this morning that one of the homers is losing his feathers around his head and neck area. The floor of the loft is full of feathers. The other 3 birds are not experiencing the same problem. Now, these birds are not...
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I found this baby dove, featherless and struggling in a current of rain water during a storm. I have had it for 2 weeks, it has grown tremendously and can fly. I've been feeding it Kaytee baby bird formula... It has developed almost a marble-sized lump on its neck. Otherwise, it looks and acts...
  14. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    My mom just called me up and said one of her beloved doves might be ill. It apparently is loosing its feathers around its umm ears? Is that what those are? The holes right below its eyes are exposed and she is really worried about her. She says she hasn't seen this before, I am hoping the bird...
  15. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hey Everyone, I have noticed for a while now brown line on Junebugs, and Charlies feathers. The thought nothing of it and thought it to be normal for that type of bird (stupid me). Charlie has been having more of them appear on him. I took a closer look a while ago, and they appear to be some...
  16. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    We fond a baby dove not to small but i do not like the look of his wings. he fell out of a big tree, not shor how hight up he was but... here is the pic
  17. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I found a pigeon last night at a restaurant in a shopping mall, the pigeon was sitting within the wippers of a car, so i saw that it was alone and so i checked to see if he was okay and he let me touch him..i love animals so i took him home...and when i got home i touched his belly to see if he...
  18. Archive - General Discussion
    Hello again everyone Some more advive needed please I have been feeding my 3 day old pigeon until her crop is full, i have been syringe feeding her new baby bird formula to the back of her throat which she swallows herself as I am new to this is this ok or should I be inserting a tube down into...
  19. Archive - General Discussion
    1) Bird Bath for my birds? should I have a wide small clear tub for bathing? 2) Grit- there is no where around here to get Pigeon Grit- (that I know of-will have to look) What about Parakeet Grit? :( 3) Squabs- is it alright to keep the pair, their babies and the other pair + babies all...
  20. Non Pigeon and Dove Bird Emergencies
    Help Please! I found a baby mourning dove who appears to have a broken leg. He is starting to try to fly:) but I notice another dove (adult) seems to be attacking it. He has some small superficial cuts on his head. Also the mom and dad seem to keep close, and chase the mean dove away. So my...
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