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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    was asked to take a Hungarian Giant House Pigeon in for treatment by a friend who raises them. Three of his birds are sick with this. I think what I am seeing is paratyphoid, but would welcome a confirmation of this and suggested treatment. The three birds most affected have been started on...
  2. Archive - General Discussion
    I have allergic Athsma. I been coughing and snnezing but it feels like the flu. I just have 2 pigeons and I been cleaning them everyday? Could I be allergic to them? I hope not because if So I may have to get rid of them.
  3. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    This afternoon my girlfriend and I went out to do laundry. As we were walking through the driveway I noticed a pigeon on the icy ground. As we approached the pigeon tryed to retreat but it's left foot(?) was stuck in about 3-4 cm in the ice. I rushed to grab some warm water, it melted the ice...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    In early fall 2 years ago a "lost" racing pigeon stopped at my farm, hungry and tired. I started to feed him and of course he started to hang around and apparently made our barn his home. (no big deal as I have had pigeons before) The next spring he started to fight our roosters for the hens...
  5. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    what things do pigeons make nests from other than sticks & feathers? how big are the nests of pigeons? are there 2 compartments 4 each baby? would they use string? or blue objects? :cool: Andrea :D
  6. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I am so excited. I am waiting for my white rock doves. COugh Pigeons. they said they would ship them week 3 or 4 and of course I am nervous the POst office does not Kill my Birds. I am very excited I heard Pigeons are so nice. I had Parakeets and all they did was fight. Im going to order...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Yesterday I was outside a restaurant when I saw a little pigeon running around. He has most of his feathers, but still has the yellow "hair" sticking out. He was just sitting on the ground, even though it seemed as if he could fly. So we tried tossing him up in the air, but he landed on the...
  8. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I have 4 pigeons and a female laid eggs but the male refuses to sit on them. What should I do?? They are already hatched. The male stays close but doesn't care for them.
  9. Archive - General Discussion
    Recenlty I had two birds come in. Today I wormed them and gave them Coccidia meds. I always do just in case. I get anxious too about wantingthem to be putin withmy others, but things like this is what reminds me not to. even if your buying source is reputable, take precautions. Yong They...
  10. Archive - General Discussion
    i've been feeding whole grain and switched to pellets and what a mess. there droppins are a mess. will they dry up? fuzzy
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    My wife brought home a young pigeon yesterday from her place of buisness. She manages a gas station and a maintenance guy who was fixing lights knocked a bunch of nests out of there big exxon sign. The baby was flappin around the parking lot and a car went over him. His body and wings are fine...
  12. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, iI have a young pigeon-about 4-5 week old-anyway to the point.He isn't active like the other pigeons,his reactions are slow,he does not really have any interest for food,and whenever I send him out he just goes on the roof and rests while the other pigeons fly around.....what could be the...
  13. Archive - General Discussion
    Et All, Any expert advise on what to do with birds when they just arrive in the mail or you first bring them home to the loft would be appreciated. My thoughts include : I've heard talk of a "rehydration" drink that should be put out for them when they first arrive. I think it is some mix...
  14. Archive - General Discussion
    Can someone explain how to build what I think is called a "trap" where a pigeon can enter the loft / coop, but can't get back out that same way? I've heard it explained sort-of as an opening with bars hanging on the inside where the bird can push through from the "outside" to the "inside", but...
  15. Archive - General Discussion
    I have two pigeons and they losing feathers not allot little bit and they are happy and eating good and one more thin they don't have shine on feathers. Is there some vitamins or something for that. New With Pigeons.and all odder suggestions regarding pigeons are welcome Z..
  16. Archive - General Discussion
    Can anyone advise me where I can get Clavamox? I live in New York City. My bird has a neck wound which seems to be festering and I have Baytril but apparently Clavamox would be better. Please advise of any email sources where a prescription is not necessary.
  17. Archive - General Discussion
    I realy dont want more pigeons for a while but.... My hen lays eggs and if i take them away and the cock I dont think she could take care of the babys I dont know how else to stop the eggs.
  18. Archive - General Discussion
    I'm going to be building this loft(http://www.uplandbirddog.com/training/loft.html), is a bob trap a must have? If so can I make my own? Also can I let the birds out through the avairy cage, and let them come back in through the top? Thanks guys & gals.
  19. Archive - General Discussion
    Hi can anyone give me some advise I rescued a pigeon on a railway bridge about 6 months ago, it was very skinny and couldn't fly. Over time she began to fly and all was well. Every time this pigeon seems to have problems getting eggs out, and when she finally does, she is so worn out can't...
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