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  1. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi. Today was a sad day as one of the pigeons I've recently brought has passed away - he was sitting most of the time quietly and calmly in the cage, drinking water and eating normally. He did not want to fly anywhere. I found him on a garbage bin at night when it was humid and it was getting...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello all, So I found a very sick pigeon on the streets near NYC. I immediately was able to find tons of information on this forum (its the best out there! There is very little info otherwise!) and followed every possible instruction I could. Here's what happened and what I did for the...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello, A little over a week ago, I found this injured dove in my backyard. Completely unable to fly. I brought him in my house and kept him in a cardboard box with food and water for a few days. He looked to be healing as he was trying to fly around my house. The other day I attempted to...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Continuing this discussion: https://www.pigeons.biz/forums/f23/my-balcony-pigeons-119538.html Long story short: He doesn't move very much. Doesn't get to eat often since his bigger sister proactively intercepts parents and eats all the food. I caught him sneezing a couple of times. This is what...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi! One of my diamond doves is not doing very well lately. She is stell eating and seems to be relatively stable. She never was very active but nowadays she only sits on the ground and I noticed that she kept opening and closing her beak. I wondered if anyone knows what this means? Is she...
  6. Show Pigeons
    Hello recently my pigeons poo has looked like this it has been changing regularly but now looks like this I have fed cinnamon also they have laid eggs yesterday https://www.pigeons.biz/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=73952&stc=1&d=1588861686
  7. 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...
  8. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello! My girl Oona was rescued by me in 2009, so I'm not sure exactly how old she is. I keep her ion a large indoor cage with her partner, and last week I noticed she stopped flying around and perching. A couple days later she wasn't leaving the cage floor, just shuffling around using her wings...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    This is another new thread for one of my pigeons who is 3 years old. He was fone till day after yesterday. Yesterday I saw him fighting with another pigeon from then onwards I saw his eyes red swollen, breathing open mouth. Today also he's breathing open mouth and frequently jerking his head. I...
  10. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I found a baby pigeon on May 2nd and he was approximately 10 days old now hes about 25 days old. I fed him this morning with bird seeds mixed with water and I put him in a box with a warm water bottle covered in a shirt so it doesnt burn him and put him next to it and covered him again with...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi guys My female dove Afonso has a history of laying eggs and becoming very fatigued after, so i use to give her liquid calcium on her beak, vitamins on her beak as well (Axitol Pan), but as this last time she didn´t improve i called the vet and she told me to give her an anti-inflammatory as...
  12. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Greetings! I’m hoping someone in this very knowledgeable group might be able to provide any information; our Inca dove has developed spots on his toes within the past couple of weeks. Necco is a male Inca dove, a 7 year old federally permitted educational bird hatched by well-meaning humans...
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I really need your help now. I am in venezuela, meaning that there is not much help here. Not at all, actually. I took my pet pigeon who is a 2yr old female today and he says that she could have Marek or Newcastle disease from the other pigeon I rescued. I am not entirely sure of that diagnosis...
  14. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I posted the other day about my 12 year old White Winged Dove being sick, he was at the vets last week because he was throwing up. He put him on Baytril and sent me home. Today still throwing up took him back to the vet and he did blood work said it would take till friday to get the results...
  15. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I haven't posted in awhile, but looking for some help. This might be a little long. My Dove Peepers is 12 years old, I have had him and hand raised him from a baby. Last Sunday when I uncovered him in the morning he had thrown up in his cage. he came out like he normally does and I figured maybe...
  16. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    So thankful to find this forum! I've learned tons about pigeons in the last 15 hours... Last night I found a white bird sitting next to a closed Dunkin' Donuts (long story). After googling while sitting in my car pondering what to do (I knew I couldn't leave him there) figured out he might be a...
  17. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I have a pigeon a little over a year since i rescued her when she was a baby. I hand fed her and raised her, and there weren't any problems until now. This morning she was like the every other day. I went out from lunch and found her where she usually goes to sleep when she's out of her...
  18. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I take the train into work and I found a pigeon on its back and it can't seem to get upright. He just flails about. I gave it some water and put it in a box in the shade. I don't have my car to take him to a vet or get him real help. I'm not entirely sure what to do with him at this point. Are...
  19. General Discussions
    Hello there,this is my first thread,a few years ago my wife and I started rescuing ill birds,as we live on the main Scotland fly route,we get a lot of racing pigeons,many just need rest but a couple we have had to keep ( with owners permission ), one of them has started to fluff up,,this morning...
  20. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a mother of a young pigeon(about 9 days old) who has runny eyes and is puffed up. I've started treating her, but I need advice. Should I bring her inside, away from her baby, or add a heat lamp to the aviary she lives in? Will the father be able to take care of the baby by him self...
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