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  1. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi all! This is my first message on these forums. First of all, I would like to thank the owners/contributors of this website. It contains so much valuable information about pigeons and how to raise one and I appreciate it because I just became the "father" of an abandoned male (I think) baby...
  2. General Discussions
    Actually, I'm pretty sure that I don't have red mites, but I'm thinking my birds/loft may. I read recently that if your birds are "tap dancing" in the loft at night, it is because of red mites. Last night when I checked on my birds around 10:00, I could hear their little feet tapping away. I...
  3. General Discussions
    I remember hearing of something called a pesti-stick when I was talking to a local fancier. But I don't know if that is the correct word. But anyway he said it is just a stick that has healthy pesticides in it and all you do is just put it in the loft and you don't have to worry about any lice...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    None of my pigeons are real cuddlers and because they've all been bathing regularly and appear fine, I haven't been that worried about mites...especially since they were treated a few months ago. But today I picked up oddball and found him to be covered! It's disgusting! There are visible...
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