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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, Our bird is old, I know, but he seems to be losing feathers along his head and towards his eye. He's getting a bit bald. Everything else seems ok. Any ideas? He's always been inside with us and he's the only one we have. I was thinking of getting the mite medicine, but does anyone else...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello, I was hoping you could give me some insight on what is going on with my pigeon. He is losing the feathers on his back and under his wings. A week ago under one wing there was a wound that looked scabbed over, but now it looks to be gone. He had not had grit for a while but he is back on...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    HI, I am from Adelaide South Australia. I have had two fantail doves for about 5 years, sisters called Diamond & Pearl. Diamond went missing about a year ago, so after a few months we got a replacement, as Pearl was stressed and se4emed lonely. The replacement is Charlie, who settled in well...
  4. General Discussions
    Hi Everybody. My pigeon is suddenly losing more feathers than I would think is normal. None of my other pigeons are losing feathers at this rate. Tail feathers are the main losses. He is 3/4 indian faintail/ 1/4 iranian high flyer if this matters. He is about 6 months old and is not...
  5. General Discussions
    my pigeons Piper and Riley are losing feathers. Piper is 3 months and Riley is 2 1/2 months. Piper started losing feathers about a month ago and then Riley started losing them 2 weeks after Piper. am I being paraniod or are they just moulting?? :eek:
  6. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I noticed my pigeon has lost some feathers on his head and chest today. I didn't see any other sign of bugs on him, just some missing feathers on his head and chest. He does itch himself occasionally w/ his foot though. I saw that my local petco carries a permetherin spray. I was thinking of...
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