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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    My pigeon, 5 months old, sustained a few traumatic events, 6 weeks ago she was injured by a cat; the injury was cleaned and she got an antibiotic. She was lethargic and weak, but after 2 weeks she started to look good (alert and getting stronger) but her left wing and leg were limp. I read up...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Background We live at Naihati, 38 kms from Kolkata, India. For the last few years our balcony on the second floor has been serving as the “maternity ward” for feral pigeons and doves. They lay eggs and rear their babies here. We regularly clean their nests and sometimes bring the babies indoors...
  3. General Discussions
    History, symptoms and treatment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGbH7cKUFKw
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi Al Breeders pls help Is This Newcastle Or Salmonella disease :confused: https://youtu.be/9gLx_yBWs2M ًWhats is can do to help it ? Regards
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Advice on how/when to release a rehabilitated bird Hi everyone! Four months ago, in November, I found a pigeon infected with paramyxovirus that couldn’t fly. We were lucky enough that he could feed on his own from the begining, but only on small seeds. He would pick up corn and sunflower seeds...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    How i Find Him? (The Story) When i was at the roof of my house a pigeon crashes at the wall of my houses roof i go near to the pigeon and then catch him/her and put him in cage i give him rice he didn't eat it then i put him in room to check that he can fly or not but he didn't flys he was just...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone, This is my first post after joining and spending most of yesterday researching green poops, Psittacosis, and Coccidia. Thanks to that research I was able to hold off having my little feral rescue PTS and today his poops are normal, BUT the little guy is now spinning in circles...
  8. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, I found a feral pigeon in the back yard that seems to have Paramyxovirus (PMV). I read on this disease and it seems it's not contagious to humans. The pigeon has barely moved from its spot it and when it attempts to move it seems the pigeon has no control of its limbs when it walks. I have...
  9. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    The last pigeon I rescued had similar symptoms to my current one. The only difference is age. The last one seemed to be sick because he was just walking around before I picked him up. Then I was alerted that he was a baby (although he was so big). So i Just assumed he hadnt learned to fly. I...
  10. General Discussions
    Hi fellows, I started getting interest in pigeons so few months back I purchased a pair of German owl and a pair of american fantail. After a week I saw my German owl female doing unusual neck movements. This was new to me then I got to know about the disease Paramyxo-virus. I released the...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    i had a pigeon which had the symptons of a possible paramyxovirus(twisted neck , white solid particles in dropping, inability to stand straight...so on)... it died a day ago... but that is one the case... one day i was feeding the infected pigeon... i usually cover the pigeon with a newspaper...
  12. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I received this in today e-mail from a very good friend of mine in California. Very interesting email i thought i should share with everyone. SARCOCYSTIS CALCHASI - USA: (MINNESOTA) 2011, AVIAN, FIRST REPORT ***************************************************************** Date: Tue 31 Jan...
  13. General Discussions
    This was posted on the yahoo doves-pigeons forum...interesting but scary! :eek: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2012/01/31/a-wildlife-vet-a-pigeon-a-groundbreaking-discovery/ Dawn
  14. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi Folks, This is my first post, and I want to say heartfelt thank you to all of you who are doing so much for these wonderful birds. We (my wife and I) found a young pigeon that needed our help a couple of months ago, and since then we've made extensive use of this forum for practical advice...
  15. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    So a few days ago i found a feral pigeon acting strange and took it home. After googleing all its symtems (Thin broken solid droppings in a pool of liquid, Staggering, Difficulty picking up seed, Twisting neck, Spiralling in flight and crash landing, turning in circles,) I came across a...
  16. General Discussions
    Extracts from a study of West Nile Virus, recorded on the CDC website: At first, I found that surprising since pigeons badly impaired from PMV would be unlikely to survive long unaided, but then I recalled a couple of references to the effect that pigeons which demonstrate the neurological...
  17. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    i want to ask if using Newcastle vaccines (LaSota or Hitchner) are effective for vaccination against paramyxovirus in pigeon, If PMV-1 vaccine isn't available ?
  18. Pigeon & Dove Stories
    Mini turned up four weeks ago. I'd seen a small, slightly dishevelled blue bar acting 'suspiciously' on the balcony, and my chance came when she came inside, trying to eat from Capuccino's pot (he's my daily visitor) and managing to stagger backwards and throw food around. Close the door, grab...
  19. Illnesses & Health Issues - Identify & Treat
    Please remember that whenever you take in a sick pigeon it is vital that you warm it up before feeding or giving water and that you rehydrate it before feeding. All fluids should be warmed to 39 degrees centigrade. This link will tell you exactly what vital first steps to take...
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