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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I found a pigeon and his feet are tangled in thread. I have tiny salon eye brow scissors to try and remove the thread, but I was wondering if this is the best method to remove it? Is there anyway to soak the feet /w something so the thread breaks down on its own? I can provide a picture if...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi I've had a pigeon here for the last week who I spent weeks catching. First seen with nylon thread round both feet and legs about 4 weeks ago. A lot of damage was done in those weeks as it took a while to catch her, all the visible thread has now been removed and she can stand on the other...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    HI guys, How do you go about getting rid of the threads that cut through the feral pigeons' legs and toes? We have one on the balcony with his problem. It doesn't look that bad but it must hurt him a lot because he sits down most of the time. We managed to finally catch him but I couldn't do...
  4. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hey. Just come back from Brandon Hill, Bristol where I was cooing over the pigeon families. All great condition, no foot injuries. BUT one of them had some loose thread around its foot, it looked like wool. It wasn't tight and wasn't causing a problem but I think if it tightened it would. He's a...
  5. General Discussions
    I'd like you to meet Merlin, the main reason why I haven't been around for ages. It took me three weeks of trying everything before I managed to catch him to deal with a serious string injury that prevented him from standing. He'd come close, but never close enough, especially after I'd tried...
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