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  1. General Discussions
    Hi Everyone, Has anyone found "EKTOMED" from MedPet for treating pigeon flies? or any type of drop or bath type treatment for them? I read it from this link: http://www.pigeoninflight.com/index.php/external-parasites-of-pigeons If anyone knows let me know or if you have a homemade remedy for...
  2. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi everyone, Roberto is the pigeon who seems to live permanently on our patio. He's all black, and the first time I saw him I thought he was a falcon. We first started calling him "death pigeon" out of jest, but then eventually some of my housemates started feeding him. Now he's quite...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone Actually for the past 3 weeks i have noticed pigeon flies on my pigeon's body and wings. He has got damn irritated with it. Today he even killed it with his own beak and nails. He took it out of his body and killed it. He was damn pissed and irritated. But even now i can find...
  4. 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...
  5. General Discussions
    I have just killed this fly full of blood which was flying against the window inside my house I supect is a pigeon fly because that explains that my pigeons are many times awaked during the night been very busy with their feathers. Just one of the pigeons have been dewormed for internal and...
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    yesterday while watching my birds at the aviary, i noticed a fly came out from one of the birds wing feathers and started moonwalk dancing...lol. it makes me thinking now is borax on bath water really effective? when you guys use permethrin, which one gives better result - dusting or dipping...
  7. General Discussions
    Just the normal feral pigeons? Does anyone know? THye must be one of the fastest birds in the world?
  8. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello - I know nothing about pigeons - so I hope you can help explain this mystery. Four days ago a health-looking pigeon arrived at my country farm and has been sitting on my house roof ever since. He drinks from my birdbath; shelters under the house eaves at night; and during the day walks...
  9. General Discussions
    I have white homers. Since last spring '07, there have been NO squabs survive past pin feather stage???? Pigeons are fed "Go-Get-Um" Racing Pigeon Blend, and fresh H2O daily. the adults all appear healthy and pretty. Background, had a flock of 28 and never a problem with population - until...
  10. Archive - General Discussion
    Hi there I found a sick racing pigeon (broken leg and damaged wing) last winter and nursed it back to be healthy enough to fly and feed. I found its owners address through the ring number but before I could get in touch the computer it was on crashed and we lost the info. Hektor the pigeon kept...
  11. Rescue & Rehab of Pigeons and Doves
    Download for free: Download this free here! http://www.mobipocket.com/en/eBooks/BookDetails.asp?BookID=206733&Origine=6262 I completed compiling, with references to the origin of these articles, an e-book regarding doves, and pigeons. I was thinking how there is a bunch of information on...
  12. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Being basically a beginner, I have been looking for birds and have a question. i have seen some ads in a few different places that have made a point to say a bird has a single tail feather. Is this some how a better bird in flight or hust a sales pitch for the unknowing:) ? Most listing don't...
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, Been trying to figure out how to help this pigeon for days... This is about a 6 year old pigeon that is 'free-roaming' (not sure about the term, but lives in the wild with other birds). Recently I've noticed one of his wings doesn't sit right compared to the other one or the rest of the...
  14. News & Advocacy
    There is a new state bill out that would ban Live Pigeon Shoots in PA. Anyone wishing to help get this bill passed please go to the HSUS web site and look under legislation, state. It is bill S.B. 1150. It would also stop the type of event held last year at Elstonville where live turkeys were...
  15. Archive - General Discussion
    i know i need to feed my birds some kind of pill but i for got =/ and when is breading season and when should i give my birds the pills and how much??/ pk
  16. Archive - General Discussion
    This past Saturday, I acquired 20 pigeons from a local livestock auction barn. They all seem to be healthy. They are eating, drinking and doing fine. From information that I have read and pictures that I have seen on the net, I believe them to be Blue Barred Rock Pigeons; AKA Common Pigeons...
  17. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    We were out looking for our lost diapered pigeon Biko today when Aias saw a pigeon with some thread around his feet. He caught it with some effort, we brought it home and took the thread off. It wasn't cutting into the toes, no broken skin or swelling, so the thread hadn't been there that long...
  18. Archive - Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I've just rescued a young feral whose left eye has a wart like growth on both of the eyelids. The eyelids are closed but I was able to open them gently and it seems the eye itself may be all right. Has anyone seen anything like this? Thank you.
  19. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    so, I get this phone call this morning from a lady here in VA, about two hours away. She's got a lost racer. I got the band info from her and looked it up. It's from the WTCM (World Trade Center Memorial) race. I called the band secretary and got an answering machine. Left a message. Then I...
  20. Archive - General Discussion
    Willow, my little white dove, spends an enormous amount of time preening her feathers. Is it possible she has lice? If so, what should I do? Elisabeth
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