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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I rescued him 2 months ago when he was a couple weeks old, he's been staying in a room with no contacts with other birds. Today I noticed for the first time some bugs crawling on him, do you think it's possible he had them all this time but I never noticed? They are extremely small, about 2mm...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello. Has anyone seen a flea on a pigeon? I found three on one pigeon. And none on others. They are smaller fleas or maybe babies. They were stuck like ticks and had to be pulled out. My first time ever seeing one on a pigeon. They were around the eye skin. I will try to take a...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I took my stray pigeon to the vet last Monday as I thought it may have lice or fleas - all the feather around it's crop/chest have gone. Unfortunately the medication is in a unlabeled pipette. I dosed it last Monday with instructions to repeat this Monday if needed. I was told I could give it...
  4. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Four months ago I rescued a two week old pigeon from a train station. I nursed him to health, and now he flies around the house in a flight suit (awesome product btw). At about the same time I got a small kitten, who is now four months as well. The pigeon, kitten and my dog get along well, and...
  5. General Discussions
    I need help with these bugs. Earlier when I was spraying my birds to help with the mites, I saw a pigeon fly crawling around it's back to avoid the spray. Me and my brother thought it was a regular fly until I tried dusting it off. The bug didn't even budge off. The bug just crawled deep into...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello, I am new to pigeons or birds of any kind. Following is a procedure I'm planning to use when introducing new pigeons to the loft. I'm looking to get as much feedback as possible from experienced users. What I would like to do as a matter of routine when introducing new birds to the...
  7. General Discussions
    Hello all, I was wondering if I could get some info on parasites and ways of treating them. I have 6 racing homers. Never had any parasites. This past weekend I obtained several Indian Fantails. Gorgeous birds, but infested with parasites. The parasites: On, and for the most part, around...
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have bird that has dropped primaries 5,6, and 7 but they are not growing in properly. I just noticed this the other day, so Im not sure if the feathers all came out at the same time or if he dropped them one at a time and they just arent growing in properly. The bird is healthy as you can...
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