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  1. General Discussions
    Friday i found a dead bird in the aviary, it was pretty much eating entirely. Breast, neck and head. The next morning I found another, only this time whatever got him carried the bird up through a gap in the chicken wire ceiling and ate the bird there. I doubt this is a rat, and I'm very worried...
  2. General Discussions
    Well I can happily say I removed this fella this am WITHOUT a tail going off!! Some rather tense moments until he was released. It truly is possible to remove a skunk and not be sprayed.
  3. Non Pigeon/Dove Pet Bird Discussions
    I tried posting this on the pet pigeons and doves forum, but didn't get any replies, so I thought that maybe it would be more appropriate to try it here: Hi, I recently rescued and have been rehabbing a magpie (who I named 'Maggie') who I found with a broken wing. Maggie has been healing her...
  4. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi, I recently rescued and have been rehabbing a magpie (who I named 'Maggie') who I found with a broken wing. Maggie has been healing her wing, and we were hoping that it might heal sufficiently well that she would be releasable. But when my vet last inspected her wing it looks like she isn't...
  5. General Discussions
    Been awhile since I have posted but been reading every time I get online. Well today it is sad news. Monday night a coon broke into my fantails pen and killed all of them. The good new is she was caught and disposed of Tuesday night before she got into the homers or chickens. I have said in...
  6. General Discussions
    Hi, Captured a predator in camera... Like to know more info of this, & its in India. Will this catch pigeons, if so will it prefer to catch on flight or while landing or when the birds are sitting. The interesting thing is, its flight features looks to be folded below the tail feature. Am I...
  7. General Discussions
    A Very strange thing happened this morning. I went out to my pigeon loft to check on them and to my surprise i found one of my 8 month old pigeons killed in a very strange fashion that i have never seen before. The poor thing had its neck broken completely and then had its throat (gizzard)slit...
  8. General Discussions
    Not sure if anyone can help, but I'm getting a bit desperate. I live in the UK and have free flying tumbling doves that live in a dovecote. I've managed to bred them this summer to fill the dovecote - 9 was the maximum total. However, since the summer I've had a really bad spate of loosing one...
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