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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Fellow pigeon-appreciaters, I was reading an article posted on Pigeon Talk which names something many rescuers on here have been perplexed by, the twisted necks of certain pigeon patients. Here is what the article said about it: "...And Jana came in with torticollis (neck twisted to one side)...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    A very interesting article by a wildlife vet rehabber from Minnesota, that met the case of a pigeon with bad torticollis and movement incoordination. After euthanizing him, she sent the body for a virotic test, expecting to learn that the pigeon was affected by paramixovirus. The test was...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello guys! I'm new in this forum - I found you while trying to find more information about paraximovirus a couple months ago, when my pet pigeon first fell ill. I'll start by saying that I'm not even sure if it was PMV that my bird caught. I live in a city with no avian specialists, most vets...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I got this feral yesterday afternoon, brought to me emaciated, listless and with runny poops, torticollis (neck twisting, vertigo), falling over. I gave him some baytril I happen to have , weak sugar water, and a warm room. he's picked up a lot, growling at me, looking clear eyed, alert. Hes...
  5. Pigeon & Dove Stories
    Mini turned up four weeks ago. I'd seen a small, slightly dishevelled blue bar acting 'suspiciously' on the balcony, and my chance came when she came inside, trying to eat from Capuccino's pot (he's my daily visitor) and managing to stagger backwards and throw food around. Close the door, grab...
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