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  1. General Discussions
    hii my pigeon pair had babies and babies are about 15 days old and i noticed that the elder baby legs are parting away from each other its because i changed their nest [because it was whole watery because of their watery poop which is now cured] and keep them on newspaper because i not got dry...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, I'm in parrot rescue and someone dropped off a pigeon with an extreme case of splayed legs. I've been reading on basic care.one of the threads seemed to suggest they need a mate, regardless of being handicapped. Can one keep a pigeon longterm indoors without a mate? I'm at a complete loss...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    i got him about a month ago. He was beat up.. completely missing taild feathers lots of open wounds over his back and one of the legs was twisted in the back with some lump in his hip bones. i had a case like that before babys leg fell out of the hip but i guess i found him minute he fell out of...
  4. General Discussions
    Hi All, Splayed legs in chicks are due to the following two reasons:- 1) Inbreeding 2) Lackof multivitamins. Inbreeding:- If pigeons are mated within the same family, there are chances that the chicks may be born with splayed legs. Lack of multivitamins:- Splayed legs are also seen...
  5. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    My neighbors raise pigeons. There is one that is crippled, i suspect splayed leg. Only one leg is splayed, but the pigeon (hes a bald headed roller if that matters) can't fly...yet. I think he is a few months old, and i doubt treatment would be possible. They will kill and eat him (i don't know...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a 16 day old who I believe has slightly splayed legs. At what age is it too late to tape them and try to reverse it?
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