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  1. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I have developed a nice friendship with a pigeon...I sit in the same location on my job so have been able to share my lunch. This pigeon is special and nice..he comes up to me and jumps onto my finger..yesterday he tried to jump into my lap. He had disappeared during the slow season..but has...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    We found a dove two nights ago that had bleeding and missing feathers on her right wing. We brought her in and warmed her up. Cleaned out the sore and put some antibiotic cream on her. Can't see any bite marks so not sure what happened. She seemed better yesterday. Eating and drinking and not...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I caught a wild pigeon today. It's wing was dragging and it was being attacked by two bigger pigeons. I brought it inside, washed it off carefully. It's wing has a large green colored (infection??) swelling where it's body meets it's wing. What can be done to help this pigeon? It's young...
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Ok, so i got some birds from a flyer getting out of the sport... 2 of the cocks are 2007 and are OGN banded birds, and are from sal rodriguez's loft which i know to be an outstanding distance flyer. Both of these cocks leg and foot are swollen and been this way for awhile according to the...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I've joined this forum to get some advice on a baby pigeon I have taken in. I found him 2 weeks ago in the middle of the road with a bashed up eye and several shallow cuts round his face. I think he was around 3 weeks old (which makes him about 5 weeks now) and had fallen out of his nest. I...
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    First I wanted to thank all the folks who have taken thier time to answer my questions in the past weeks as I learn about the homing pigeon hobby/sport. After flying for nearly two hours(4 times longer than my other birds are flying) one of my birds return'd to the coupe...the following day I...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I got called to pick up an injured pigeon today that a friend found grounded in his garden two days ago. He's kept it in his shed for the last couple of days thinking it was just tired and hungry, but today he noticed the feathers were standing out on one side of it's neck. I'm assuming...
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