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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi there, I rescued a juvenile feral pigeon from the street 11 days ago; it was standing in the street almost being run over. Upon inspection, I realized it was blind due to growth on its eyes and also had the same growth protruding from its ears. The following morning I brought it to a vets'...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Ill try and and keep this short and simple. Recently iv'e taken in a fledgling/juvenile wood pigeon , their are many issues with this little one and shall be my first time dealing with them . Alas , i'll list the key problems and queries . Pox Virus (Slight severity) Beak , forehead ...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54SWUxFsOQs Diagnosis and treatment of pigeon pox - might be helpful to some!
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    On may 2018 I rescued a pigeon with an exposed wrist fracture. After 2 weeks he also started to develop the pox plaques on his legs. Currently the pox plaques are dried and brown. The wrist healed but the joint fused and he can't fly well enough to be releasable. I have another pet pigeon and...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hey Folks, just as I was about to thin the herd* this little one, just out of the nest, shows up. Saw the sires right away. Pretty sure I can grab him or her as all the young ones don't seem to have a problem waltzing right in to my house. Can you tell from these photos? (oh and what's with...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I’m new here. Sorry I wrote a novel. Please scroll to the dotted line if you wish to get right to “business”! ;-) I manage a small bird rescue in my home in Austin, TX. We’ve primarily taken in small stray parrots such as budgies and cockatiels, but now we are venturing into pigeons. I’ve...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Tomorrow I'm wading into a flock of birds that have been heavily acculturated to humans and last time they were landing on me. I'm grabbing a young bird that (I've been told) has pox. I didn't bring the bird home as I have birds there. Afterwards I used hand sanitizer. When I came home that time...
  8. General Discussions
    How to raise strong & healthy pigeon squab, and suggest me some medicine also suggest me how to prevent pox,cause most of my youngsters dies from pox :'( . I'm from INDIA so if you suggest of some Indian medicines it will be very helpful. . :)
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have been rescuing pigeons for many years and would consider myself somewhat experienced. I live in New York however I am currently on vacation in Northern Ireland and have found a very sick fledgling pigeon with pox lesions on his face and the inside of his mouth is also very white. I do not...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello and Happy New Year and good health to your featherly children! I again need your help with two situations, can you please help? Situation nr. 1: pox "lesion(?) betadine treatment I discovered that one of my attic pigeons (too strong to hold and get a pic about it at the same time) has a...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Recently some of my pigeon babies got pigeon pox. Some of them recovered with some pox dots. But there was one pair of baby pigeons that it just not going down. The pox dots size is increasing day by day and new dots are appearing. At the moment condition is that one baby bird eyes are...
  12. General Discussions
    My pigeons are indoors atm and when I eventually put them in an aviary I'm worried about pox. As its transmitted by mosquitos is it something pigeons often encounter also can they be vaccinated against it and how often - once yearly or just one vac? Dreading putting them outside because of...
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone, I am sorry if I am posting in the wrong place or if there is a similar thread and I haven't seen it. And thank you very much for this great forum and all the information and help! I have found a 20 days old pigeon in the park and he is now 2 months with us. Since we found him he...
  14. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello, I'm pretty new to keeping homers and I just noticed this on one of my male birds yesterday. According to an expert I contacted, they think it is Pigeon Pox. I have only noticed this in one of my birds (maybe two but he has been fighting a bit and looks a little roughed up around his...
  15. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Pox vaccines made in the US has been stopped. Foy's Pigeons has a 2-1 vaccine for PMV and Pox. Has anyone used it and what were the results? What are all the other racers going to use now that the Pox vaccine is unavailable?
  16. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I found a one and half month baby on the road, it was bravely crossing a highway, but not yet able to fly. I rescued it, got it home and settled it in an open box in a closed room, where in a weeks time, it was flying on its own. Hand feeding it boiled rice mixed with crushed groundnuts for fat...
  17. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Soooo I'm getting mixed info from local flyers that they (the manufacturer)are no longer going to be producing the PMV vaccine due to lack of sales. Can anyone shed any light on this? What is a proven alternative? I also heard the same about the pox vaccine. Eric
  18. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Please help. I have 8 rescue pigeons in a 10x10 loft. I been keeping them safe and healthy for the last two years but recently return from vacation and noticed that one of my hens had two small baby pigeons... Regretfully the person taking care of the property did not remove the eggs on time...
  19. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi there.. I have a pair of Doneks that just raised their first squab I noticed the male had a bit of irritation on the corner of his mouth earlier this week. I wrote if off as due to feeding his baby. This evening now Ive noticed its actually a sore and his mate has swelling and a sore now as...
  20. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone, This is my dads' pigeon Ivan, he is approximately 20 years old. He has some concerning growths under and alongside his beak. The first one appeared under the beak a couple of months ago and was attributed to old age..but now there are more on both sides of his beak. They don't...
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