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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone! Grateful to this pigeon community I have a little baby, just getting her feathers... about 10-14 days old. Her leg is splayed - straight out to the side, and slightly at an angle UP towards her wing, with her toes getting stuck in her wing feathers. I have never had a baby...
  2. General Discussions
    I received a call from an Avian Vet hospital where I do some volunteer work. She asked me to take on the home care of a young pigeon that has just started to eat seed on it's own. She mentioned that it has a splayed leg and the long-term plan is I give it home care for a couple more weeks...
  3. General Discussions
    This is my first time dealing with baby pigeons but I have raised chickens and turkeys before. The female laid two eggs and at the time of hatching, only one baby made it and the other one didn't even make it out of the shell? So the surviving baby was doing great until I noticed how the legs...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I live in San Jose, CA and have a pair of mourning doves that build a nest in my back yard every year. This year their baby has a problem. He/she appears to have splayed legs. He looks like what I can gather to be a fledgling. We've been taking care of him for 4 days now, but are not very...
  5. General Discussions
    I have a hatchling that is developing a splayed leg. I have treated it by binding it's legs as described in several threads on this site. For the most part it's worked and as long as he's sitting normally his legs both sit under his body. But when he trys to move towards his parents at feeding...
  6. General Discussions
    One of our Roller chicks seemed fine when it was banded but after being away for 5 days and back for around 3 i noticed it wasn't moving about like the rest of our chicks. When i picked it up I saw that it's one leg was not only out side ways but far to the rear. It seems the floor of his nest...
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