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  1. Illnesses & Health Issues - Identify & Treat
    Hello everyone, I am a new pigeon owner, and I welcomed my 5 week old fancy pigeon, Rocky to my home. He appeared to be doing well and adapting to his new environment in a positive manner. I then started noticing how his head started to lean a little to one side. The next couple days, all of a...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi I have a young pigeon that has salmonella and e-coli, he's been prescribed Para tablet's by the Belgica Clinic. One tablet twice a day for ten days, they said if the tablets were to make him vomit then give half a tablet twice a day instead which I've had to do. He hasn't been eating for...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I need some help. I found a pigeon acting strangely in our courtyard on Friday. At first it was sitting unsteady in the tree, then it sort of fell and just sat under the tree. It's left wing/leg doesn't seem to be working right. It's unwilling/unable to walk, and it looks like the joints on the...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    most of my old birds looks healthy and happy they are vaccinated for salmonella and paramixovirus last year but this year i got some new birds, like 10 birds of the new ones passed in 2-3-4 days losing interest for food, losing control(not paramixovirus) , losing weight, staying in on place...
  5. General Discussions
    I've had a rescue pigeon for almost six month's now, he did have salmonella but the last test came back all clear which is great. I initially found him sitting in the garden for a few hours and he wasn't flying away with the flock, losing the ability to fly is one of the symptom of salmonella...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone! Ive been taking care of one pigeon who has salmonellosis for some time now. Shes a lot better, eating and drinking water normally, taking care of her feathers, she got quicker and more alive in movements, although she cant use her right wing and right leg well yet. But I noticed...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone, could you please help me with a few advices? A month ago, I found this sick pingeon on the street, he was trying to fly, but couldn't. I took him home. He didn't manage to eat by himself, so I thought he was a baby, so I fed him. After 5 days, some breeders told me he wasn't a...
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Salmonella treatment with Clindamycin ? Dear Forum Members: One of my squeakers has paratyphoid (apparently) from the time of birth, and lately he had developed a swollen joint on his right wing and was unable to extend that wing at all. I initially treated him with Baytril for 3 weeks at the...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    So, I think I've might have got salmonella in my loft, but the pigeon is now starting to do better. But for how long do I have to keep him in quarantine? And will he be a risk for other pigeons for the rest of his life? The long story if someone wants to know, is as follows: Sunday evening two...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have two pigeons, one can't fly (a female) due to the wing injury and the other I picked up when he was little and injured. They became a couple and laid two eggs, the eggs hatched, one baby died, the other lived on. Today I found it on the floor outside the nest, all cold and puffed up like a...
  11. General Discussions
    I am a breeder of fancy pigeons... Old Dutch Capuchines, White German Owls, King pigeons and Indian Fantails. On 2 occasions recently I have purchased new stock. Some of the new birds were very small, fragile in appearance and rather weak looking. Once at my place (in quarantine from my...
  12. General Discussions
    Hello. Does she know something we don't. Here is the video in foreign tongue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znhVofWvoy8 I wish to know the names of all the things she used and their possible substitutes for us here in USA. And the techniques . And the dosages. PLease. Amazing how...
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Dear all, Last Friday, I brought a new young pigeon ( two-months old/ P3 is already moulted). the seller confirmed that he had vaccinated it with PMV when It was c. 30-35days old. However, I re-vaccinated it with PMV last Friday, as soon as it entered to my loft space. I did not mixed with...
  14. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Someone gave me a pigeon that "could not fly". I didn't examine the bird as it didn't seem very thin but next day when I looked at the chest bone, it appears it didn't have flesh at all, just bone and skin, literally. On the other hand, the crop was filled with food that was hardly passing ino...
  15. General Discussions
    Hello to all, I would like to explain who I am, have had pigeons since the age of 13 and I am 54 now, have been rehabilitating pigeons and other birds for the past 5 years and have learned a lot at my then volunteering place in NYC the Wild Bird Fund, my birds do come from various sources, found...
  16. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone that reads this, I am a rehabilitator of feral and fancy pigeons, in my two aviaries I have a mix of birds that have had salmonella of different types, some articular, boils, swelling, I have asked some people about the dangers of using the vaccine on birds that carry or have had...
  17. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello Pigeon Talk members! First of all thank you for all the information. My baby pigeons and many before him have greatly benefitted. So, onto this baby pigeon: I have recently moved to Oman (= no animal rescue facility). Some children found a fledgling (about 20 days) wandering in a museum...
  18. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have 2 rescues with swollen feet. First rescue had dropping wing at the beginning of September, Didn't feel any swelling at the wing. I kept him and wing mend own its own, then 2 months later he started to limp, i got him inside. One foot got very very swollen. He is on Baytril already for a...
  19. General Discussions
    My other pair has eggs hatch 2 days ago. One egg has hatch into chick. The other egg is blue. I decide to break the egg. The chick is dead. The egg is fills with yellow fluid. The other chick is good yet. PLS tell me is it SURE SALMONELLA???. I read google about it. Additional Details: This...
  20. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi all, Unfortunately one of my pigeons has been struck with salmonella. I can't afford the vet fees so am unable to get prescription antibiotics. I have amoxillan at home, the capsules are 250 mg. Can someone please tell me how much dosage to feed the bird and if amoxillan will cure him...
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