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  1. Illnesses & Health Issues - Identify & Treat
    Hi, I am new to this forum, and need as much help as i can. I found a pigeon a week ago near my apartment building, i took it in as it had its eyes closed, looked pretty apathic, it could not eat on its own but it could drink water if it identified it. It had a cough and a sneeze and thought...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have two previous threads detailing the symptoms and treatments. I feel I might be missing something simple, so I thought I would ask all of you for your opinion on this poopie sample picture. Any input is welcomed SYMPTOMS -weak -excessive thirst -not eating -watery poopies -not flying...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a sick pigeon who's appetite is fair, but he is a little ruffled and fluffed. He will have several loose, but otherwise normal poopies then at least once sometimes twice a day a clear, jelly like poop with a pea sized (and pea shape) white solid. The picture I have provided shows two...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I know nothing about birds, I was driving along and saw a pigeon on the side of the road in distress. The pigeon can't walk, I'm assuming it's a pigeon, please see the photo. I've put it in a cage, and covered the cage to reduce the light. It also has a shoe box in there lined with...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    A five year old female pigeon has suddenly (since 3-4 days) reduced intake of food, always appears to be resting with drooping wings and half closed eyes, and also breathes slightly from the mouth. Her poop seems to be quite normal, though the quantity has reduced. I've started feeding her by...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello, I am fostering three baby pigeons at the moment. Over the last week or so, one baby has not been able to grow the feathers around his head - despite the rest having such feathers. He also can not grow them on his chest. The rest, including him, can not gain weight - even though they...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone, I would really appreciate some advice. In rescued a wood pigeon juvenile few months ago. He was badly hurt, fractured leg, also blind, but I got him proper medical attention and took care of him ever since. Anyway, lately he got very sick and I'm really worried. He is constantly...
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone, I'm new here so this is my first post. I made an account because I have a problem with a pigeon. TL;DR: Sick pigeon that I found 3 evenings ago, has some eye infection, can eat and drink (and poops all day long), tries to always hide in darker places, and doesn't really put on a...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone, It has been a long time since I posed although I have occasionally lurked. I have a bit of a crisis here. Have lost 2 birds in my loft over past few weeks, and now a third one is very sick. Pasquale first showed symptoms of losing weight and being picked on by other pidges...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello all, a pigeon laid its eggs and one of them finally hatched on July 30th. The thing is that it's brother pecked a hole onto the egg, causing the pigeon to come out earlier than expected. The pigeon, after hatching itself was abnormally small. Soon, the pigeon started to grow weird black...
  11. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, This morning I found a pigeon in our garden and it has a very large growth under one wing. I think it might be where it had been attacked by an animal and half of it's wing has come off from underneath. It does appear to be quite bloodied and swollen. I thought at first it was a growth of...
  12. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone, I feed some 20-30 pigeons. One among them has suddenly trying to eat but everything falls from it's beak. When it opens it's beak , it is seen that there are even 3-4 rice pellets in his beak. And, there is a lil' lump on the right side of the beak i.e. the muscles located...
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Good morning. First time handling pigeons and new to this forum - what an amazing and supportive community you have! Three days ago a neighbor saw this pigeon on her front porch unable to stand or fly and just kept tipping over. Her dog then attacked it. She then brought him to me as she...
  14. General Discussions
    There's a pigeon that comes to my balcony - I give him food sometimes and it seems to have gotten some strange disease or injury. When I give him food he is trying to peck it, but can't seem to do it. His left eye has its lid a bit closed. On the other hand it can fly and move quite well. Any...
  15. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    the bird needs to eat!-more questions we need help on below! We found a sick pigeon with crusty oozy stuff on its eyes and the one eye so swollen its almost closed. We've cleaned the eyes, and we've been applying an eyedrop medicine for humans in the eyes. The puss is gone but the one swollen...
  16. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hawkeye came to me about a fortnight ago, two weeks after he had escaped from the claws of a hawk. The hawk had apparently caught his head in a talon so there were scabs and swellings and one eye had apparently gone. I removed a couple of scabs and John took him to the vet for an examination...
  17. Archive - General Discussion
    Hello Looks like one of the squeekers given to me last weekend has canker! : ( as it is having trouble breathing and is getting that nasty cheese like resadue on his beak~! as stated in my pigeon book) anyways i just got my 3 in one prevantative for canker & worms and one other sickness. I...
  18. Archive - General Discussion
    Ok, I can hand feed a bazillion parrots, but how the heck do you hand feed a freshly hatched pigeon? Any suggestions? The balloon and syringe method is not for me or my Casanova :confused:
  19. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    i have one of my best grizzle youngsters with a large round lump around his beak ( the size of a canadian pea) it is now bleeding. i opened up his mouth and saw nothing out of the ordinary. there might of been a little puss by the bump on the inside. i'm thinking it could possibly be POX but not...
  20. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    This is my first post. Was thirlled and was heartened to discover this site, re: gaining the awareness that there are indeed so many of you out there who appreciate and honor the specialness and wondrousness of our winged friends. And who are in-turn so dedicated to helping them whenever...
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