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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Current Problem: I’m concerned about my pigeon (Pat) because she only eats safflower seeds and nothing else from her seed mix. A month ago we noticed she really likes the safflower seed so I ordered more of it and added more safflower to her normal mix because she was underweight and I thought...
  2. General Discussions
    I have a 7-year old female pigeon. From her band, she looks to be an ex-homing pigeon, but I haven't been able to locate the owner when I found her about five years ago. She had PMV at the time, but recovered, although she still has the post-PMV neurological signs. She had a physical with an...
  3. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    How much seed should I feed my ringneck dove daily?
  4. General Discussions
    I'm currently feeding my white kings this custom pellet I get from the feed store. I'm just wondering if this is a good pellet to feed my birds as a sole ration or if I need to supplement something? Any input would be very appreciated. The ingredients are : corn & corn byproducts, limestone...
  5. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I found this little guy (I think he is a juvenile by the photos I found) yesterday evening protecting from the rain. I followed the indications to keep him warm then try and give him some water (sugar and salt mix). He drinks on his own so I figured he'll be able to eat on his own as well, but...
  6. General Discussions
    Hi all. I was wondering... What are the basic supplements that I should be supplying to my pigeons? I was thinking about Calcium and protein. What else? And what are the most basic and important Vaccines I should atleast give them? We do not have a proper vet clinic in our town. There is one...
  7. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    So I've got this new bird, Clarence. Love him, he's beautiful and though at the moment he's not at all tame he's actually okay with handling once I grab him, I feel like once he calms down he'll be an absolute doll. He had his first vet appointment since arriving in my household the other day...
  8. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi, I'm a first-time owner of a young ringneck hen. I just wanted to informally poll people on how they feed their doves. Some sites I've read recommend meal feeding, that is the birds are given a measured amount of food in the morning and all should be eaten by nighttime. The other feeding...
  9. General Discussions
    Dear Members, I would like to know if I can substitute pigeon's vitamins with other types of vitamins that sold for other birds that i can find in a pet stores (Petsmart and etc.) like parrots , I don't have pigeon supplier in my area. My bird developed kind of dull and fragile feather (he...
  10. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    i feed my racing pigeon fermented feeds once a week.. its been 5 months since i started to feed them, great feathers, alertness and healthy.. I got this idea in chicken poultry.. and search the benefits of fermented feeds.. try it first on one bird only, and it give a good feedback.. Just...
  11. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    22 yr old white dove needs nutrition suggestions & USDA's stance on doves/pigeon Hello, I have been fortunate to have my white, ringneck dove, Axel for 22 years. He even has survived accidentally eating arsenic/mercury from pumice rocks. Unfortunately, this happened two years ago and induced...
  12. General Discussions
    Hi, I have a rescue pigeon that I have been feeding purgrain daily. The problem is he leaves all the corn and peas. He only eats the small seeds. I have tried just feeding the peas and corn in his dish to force him to eat them but he went on a hunger strike for 4 days. Anyway, I am looking to...
  13. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    hi guys my dove got tired of her seed diet, i've tried 3 different type of dove seed mix and she simply dont eat them, she tries to eat and swallow but she drops them. i tried giving her brocolli and parsley and also bread crumbs and she does eat them. is it ok to give her parsley i heard...
  14. General Discussions
    I've been reading a lot recently about how giving coconut oil to cats and dogs is good for their health. I've tried searching for information on giving it to pigeons, but have only found one or two posts on various other websites about people giving it to their cockatoos or other not-pigeon...
  15. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello again! I'm considering in buying vita drops for my diamond Doves because I feel like they could be lacking the many vitamins and minerals they need :\ I used to have crushed oyster shell for calcium for them but they completely ignored it so I kept it away for a while. At one point I...
  16. General Discussions
    My pigeon likes parsley after it leaving it out a few days to dry. It is the only green food he has eaten so far. Does anyone know if this is good or bad for pigoens? Also, besides avocado, apple seeds, and chocolate, are there vegetables or fruits that would be harmful to feed my pigeon? Are...
  17. General Discussions
    I was just wondering if this was an ok thing to be feeding my birds. I've had pigeons for awhile and i've always fed them on the pigeon feed i get from my local feed store. however I was getting low on feed and i waited to long to get a new bag, so when i went to my feed store they were...
  18. General Discussions
    Our company, Provital Animal Health and Nutrition would like to inform you of the high quality animal nutritional supplements that we currently have developed and are available in the pet and livestock market. We strive for service, quality, and customer satisfaction. Our animal supplements...
  19. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Also the pigeons are leaving behind after them in the feeders this type of food. http://imgur.com/056ew and eating the rest of it which is this and the type of feed i use. http://imgur.com/oLsRv http://imgur.com/EcvYn. any ideas on how to get them to eat them???
  20. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hello all, reading that seed only diet will not be a balanced diet for the pigeons. How did you feed the pigeon with pea? just thaw the frozen pea? I tried, not very successful, they looked soggy to me. any feeding suggestions are welcome. I like to know how to make DRIED pea? what other...
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