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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    hi sunday i saved a young pigeon not a baby praps a youth 7mnths or so. it was being attacked by another larger pigeon who i now realise has killed others i found on my balcony by taking their heads off. so the back of this poor soul is picked clean of feathers and skin right down to the final...
  2. General Discussions
    Do my birds need any salt in their diet ? Heres the food menu for my friends : commercial pigeon seed mix split green peas black oil sunflower seeds ( their favorite ! they gobble it ! ) flax seeds ( they arent crazy for it but they do eat it ) once in awhile peanuts , if I dont get to...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have described this problem under another thread called "Listless bird...again" but now the issue has been focused. The vet did xrays, blood tests, fecal exam, throat etc....no diagnosis except a slightly enlarged heart and liver and low heart rate (around 100). No infection shows up in the...
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    what do ya'll feed your young birds? grains or pellets?
  5. Archive - General Discussion
    I want to add these pellets to two birds i am tube feeding kaytee to. I cant tell which of the zupreem pellets to use? Anyone here use these pellets? They all seem to be for parrots? Which ones do i use for pigeons? And what other pellets would i want to use? What about harrisons? Experience...
  6. Archive - General Discussion
    I am currently using Hagen brand Dove and Pigeon Seed which I purchased from the pet store where I got my dove pair. The ingredients for this seed mix are as follows: White Millet, Red Milo, Red Millet, Whole Wheat, Canary Grass Seed, Feed Oats, Cracked Corn, Oat Groats, Green Split Peas...
  7. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    Below is a copy of the file from 911 Pigeon Alert. Guess this little guy needs a home. If she sends a picture, I'll post it, but it sounds like a regular Blue Bar feral that someone must have hand raised. Pet pigeon - I brought it home from Home Depot. Follows me EVERYWHERE; when I visit my...
  8. Archive - General Discussion
    Urgent Help Needed, Child Pigeon.. RIGHT WING SEEMS DAMAGE..CHECK LATEST PICS Okay,I m new to this forum. I have never had a pet. Never kept one and dont intend to keep one. I live in an apartment tower 8 floors/storeys high. I was at a construction site when I found this pigeon not able to...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone! One week ago now I found a young pigeon that couldn't fly or even walk. She was in a busy train station, so I knew immediately I should help her. I put her into a box and took her with me. She is still a baby, but has "grown up looking" gray feathers, with some yellowish baby...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    ok, most of you know this guy, he was mentioned in my other thread. sorry to confuse things. here's the link to his pics again http://pets.webshots.com/album/560023207XJwuAt being treated with baytril and flagyl. put diluted iodine on beak with brush, nostrils completely eaten away. bad...
  11. Archive - General Discussion
    Hi all, I'm a pigey newbie. We got our birds last fall, so this is the first spring with them. We have been feeding them pigeon seed mix all winter and they ate really well. The last few weeks they haven't been eating much at all. Is this normal? Also, when we let them out to fly they all land...
  12. Archive - General Discussion
    Hello to all! Low and behold we found an egg! Our 5 month old female pet pigeon laid an egg yesterday between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.! What a surprise! We thought the breeding season was summer! The egg is well shaped and not soft shelled. Mikko the male and Nacha the female are doing fine. After...
  13. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi~ I'm new around here, but a long-time bird lover. I currently live on a college campus located in the city, and so naturally there have been pigeons around, but one has me (and my suitemate) a little worried. It was when I noticed a single pigeon returning to my dorm's courtyard alone that...
  14. Archive - Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    i live in downtown los angeles. i found what i beleive to be a female aprox. 1 month ago wandering out side the front door of my building. she had no feathers on the top of her head, the same under the wings. she seems to have a yellow growth of some sort at the back of the knee joint that...
  15. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    We rescued a sick baby pigeon yesterday (Pio is his name), and the the pigeon was seen at the vet today, diagnosed with yeast and worms. This is what was prescribed: Panacur 0.1 ml daily for 7 days Albon 0.1 ml twice daily for 7 days Nystatin 0.5 ml twice daily for 7 days 7 days of Panacur...
  16. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Lastnight my hubby called me on his way home from work and told me he was bringing home a baby bird. During work (he's a roofer) they were removing an air conditioning unit from a roof and the nest was under it. Once they lifted and moved the unit they realized they had 'stepped' on or broke...
  17. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi All, its my first time on this site, so I hope I am posting this in the right place. I have just found a pigeon at my local K-mart store, the poor guy was sitting by the entrance with his feathers ruffled up looking poorly. I decided I would try and catch him on my way back out to see what...
  18. Archive - General Discussion
    Recently I rescued a very young pij from a cat attack. Based on the fact that the lil pij still squeaks, is pretty fully feathered, plus researching a couple of posts here, my guess is that the little pij is around 2 months old. After chasing the cat away, I was able to pick the lil pij up...
  19. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I purchased a #50 bag of Naturewise layer pellets & mixed in a #50 bag of Kropfs pigeon feed 11.5% protein. All of the birds are doing well on it, they eat it all & dont seem hungry. I give them grit. My question is: Is this a good feed? For year round or do I need to add something during the...
  20. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    What do pigeons looooooooooove to eat? Millet seems to be a favorite of parrots, but are your pigeon's favorite treats?
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