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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    ok, the birds downtown jump all over you, unlike the birds by my house right outside downtown which are getting eaten by a hawk and are a little spooked.... i dont want to catch this guy unless im sure he's sick... he is puffed up on his chest, and he keeps opening his beak a little and...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I think I know the some of the procedures to do in this case, but want to run it by others, and need advice on diagnosis. Found lethargic, weak juvenile street pigeon. Approached from rear, thought he was dead. Humped back. He moved about two feet before I scooped him up. Very light in weight...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    i found him today and he was all fluffed up and sitting alone, tried to feed him and noticed he cant pick up food, then noticed his beak was stuck partially open, with like yellow stuff that is hard and keeps his beak stuck. the yellow stuff is only on ONE SIDE OF BEAK, and that eye is closed...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    One of my young birds fell down the chimney four days ago. I hoped that when hungry in a couple of days she would make her way down to the fireplace. I was advised by the RSPCA to place a bright light there. It became apparent that she wasn't going to come down so I decided that I would have to...
  5. Archive - General Discussion
    got this weird flu or something sweeping in my kit, I have seperated the sick, but they keep getting this weird flu. I cleaned out the kit yesterday yet the birds still going crazy. lost about 6 today total 37 already. it is a strange behavior, they seem to not know what they are doing. one...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello Im new here, and today i was given a pigeon or Dove by my friend in the next door stables. She found it sitting in her field. It appears to be fully feathered but a bit downy. It has two ticks on its head. I have sprayed one of the ticks with Frontline as ive seen my vet do before, when i...
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    Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I found a pigeon tonight while walking my dog; it was on the sidewalk & it looked like it was struggling to fly but couldn't walk, so it was just kind of pushing itself around in a circle. I didn't know what to do, so I took it home and looked for info online & found this site, and I tried to do...
  8. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi there yesterday i found a young pigeon laying on the ground near my conservatorie, it is a wood pigeon, at first i thought that it had flown into the window and was stunned or injured so i put it in a box and gave it some porridge and water. This morning it is still alive and i have had a...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    About Last week a person i know caught a white pigeon with no band. The pigeon can coo and stuff but its a young bird. This morning i noticed that it doesnt walk around too much and just stands in one place. Its not puffed up too much but it seems alitle light weight. and it shakes in place...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    i have a white pigeon whos crop is hard.like really hard.it feels like a big clump of seeds. i have no idea how that happen.but i asked one of my pigeon friend and he said that it is canker so i started the pigeon on canker pills for 5 days. and it seemed to get smaller.but than it started to...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Every morning on my way to work, I pass by an area where there are always tons of pigeons (right under the train tracks) in downtown Chicago. Today there was this sad little pigeon sitting there in the corner near a building....all tattered looking...hardly moving, but standing. I almost...
  12. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    hi there - I rescued a pij from my neighbors backyard yesterday. he'd been hanging around there for a few days, avoiding attempts to rescue. neighbor said he looked drunk - walking in circles, falling down, etc. I was able to catch him and brought him inside where I promptly set up my biggest...
  13. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello Everybody, I got a new pigeon last night. His name is Comet. One of his parents is a white homer, and the other is a white figurita. That makes him a homerita! :D He is about 2 weeks old. My dad and me a feeding him rearing mix with a syringe. There is a piece of cloth at the...
  14. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I found a pretty brownish-pink dove with blue rimmed eyes today in my yard who's head is lopsided and looks like its bulging on the left side. The head is down to the right and he can't straighten it up. I've put him in a cage and have put some soft stuff on the bottom and put some corn and...
  15. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Dear All, With your greatest help I once managed to gelp one bird. http://www.pigeons.biz/forums/showthread.php?t=15484 My relations with it ended up in the Marine Park when he or she after sitting 2 hours on a the tree alone, finally flew away with other pigeons. I promised a final story...
  16. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    A pigeon rescuer rang tonight to say that she had been brought a shot pigeon. The pellet had penetrated the breast below the crop and the person that found it originally had removed the pellet. The feather debris that had been forced into the wound had also been removed and it was being kept...
  17. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a tame hand reared ringneck dove who lives indoors in a big parrot cage. Yesterday my neighbours kitten got in and jumped up at the cage and by pure luck swing the cage door catch over and got into the cage. It is still too upsetting to describe the carnage when I realised what had...
  18. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I came home to a cat attacking a pigeon. I picked the pigeon up and brought it home. I put him in a small bathroom with a light for heat and water . Yesterday, the pigeon would not move. This mornign the pigeon looked more alert and was walking but not flying. I tried to feed it but it does...
  19. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a pigeon who is not doing well. I found the bird a week ago in my yard. This bird has a foot injury (from fishing line) My sister and I removed all of what we could see but I now notice the middle toe is severely damaged(cut). The bird has been shaking and stays in one spot most of...
  20. Archive - Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    . . . Falls from above. I may need a bit of help with this one. I have never had a dove rescue, but apparently someone felt it was my time. :) This little sweetie was found in our yard this morning. She needs a few more feathers under her wings & on her head, otherwise she is pretty...
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