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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I often take on birds to rescue/rehabilitate. I work as a veterinary technician at a small animal veterinary clinic that treats mostly dogs and cats. Recently a friend of mine brought me a baby pigeon with a ruptured air sac. I have had birds with this problem before and have easily drained the...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a rescue baby in with a ruptured air sac. I am a less is more type, and prefer to let it heal and dissipate on it's own time to avoid any poking and chance to allow infection into the body, but when do you guys think that releasing the air is a must do choice? I don't have too much...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello all! What appears to be a rock pigeon showed up at my doorstep a few weeks ago. He had a lot of swelling under his left wing so I took him to the vet. The vet said he had a ruptured air sac and pulled the air out with a needle and syringe. He put a compression wrap around the pigeon's...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, All, Please, I think I need your help! QUESTION (1): Is this baby showing (1) air in his crop? or (2) a ruptured air sac (or more than one?) or... (3) BOTH ??? I *have* been scouring the internet and this forum for advice and reading posts, but the photos I've seen have been of...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hiya! I posted yesterday about a pigeon I am fostering asking advise on feeding etc but I have a new problem. I've read on the internet and I think my pidgy might have an air sac rupture. He's filling with air under the skin quite rapidly so I took him up to my vets (I'm a veterinary nurse)...
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    What doe you folks think I should do?
  7. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I have a young bird with a ruptured air sac. I tried to draw the air out with a hypodermic needle. I did this a couple times but it seams to not be working. Any other ideas? Thanks, Matt:(
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    All, Look what i discovered in my loft this morning while feeding. http://www.neptunetechnical.com/LJ/pigeons/balloon_baby/balloonbefore.jpg http://www.neptunetechnical.com/LJ/pigeons/balloon_baby/balloonafter.jpg Before and after 'popping' the poor thing with a syringe needle. He does...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I rescued a PMV pigeon on October 23, and Jimmy-Z seems to be doing okay, with my hand- or force-feeding him seeds and pigeon liquid vitamins. The past few days his neck started to swell. I put a feeding tube (with the hole or opening on the side of the tube into his crop to see if it was...
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