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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a baby roller pigeon that’s 6 days old it has slow crop and has been taking a long time to digest food We were doing okay untill today. I got home from work and the crop has swollen bigger that I thought was possible. Normally there’s a bit of air which I read you could slightly open the...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I live in Wichita Falls, TX. I inherited a flock of pigeons several years ago from my parents. My dad raised pigeons my whole life and we he passed they were left to my mom, then to me in 2015. About a month ago after 2 babies hatched in the pen, I noticed the parents weren't on the nest...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi I rescued this pigeon 2 days ago, he is a young pigeon about 2 months old, I was able to capture him and brought him indoors to treat. He was very lethargic and having difficulties flying high up because of the frontal weight I assume of his swollen crop. I gave him a dose of charcoal to...
  4. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello I have been taking care a PMV pigeon since Wed. She has now a swollen crop and I am not sure whether it is crop stais or an air sac rupture. Her PMV syntomps (Star gazing) have gotten better since Wed. She is very hungry and comes to the food bowl as soon as she see me. She has been...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I just found a young pigeon below a bridge in the middle of a busy street. The bird has a very swollen throat. The Swelling is like a large gumball just below the head. It seems like this bird cannot swallow food or water, please advise. I've heard that sometime the crop is opened. This little...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi All I hope someone can help fast. I've got a baby feral pigeon on my balcony. I've been supplementing her feeding. Now all of a sudden her crop has swollen up and there is a weezing noise. I fear it is somehow filling with air. Is there anything I can do to help her.
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