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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    HI I am new to the forum and DESPERATELY need advice and help... I acquired a 6 months old dove at Petland up here in Alberta, Canada. Got him DNa tested and it's a male. Two days after getting him home, something looked off.. SO I went to the vet. Turns out he had lice. Didnt take another...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Just heard on the news that dozens of sick/dying pigeons have turned up in Solvang and north to Atascadero and Templeton and up to the Bay Area. Apparently the dead banded tail pigeons have trichomonas that they caught from rock pigeons. They have also found an owl that died from eating a dead...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I received a pigeon that is covered from toe to beak (including the wings) in trichomonas colonies, including an imense one (the size of a hazelnut) on his vent. The colonies appear to be only on skin, except the area of the crop which is covered in colonies which are under the skin but visible...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I picked up this pigeon yesterday. It was making big, dark-green, unformed droppings (bigger than the one in photo) and had the vent aglutinated. After giving anti-cocci medication, I noticed the droppings changed from solid but unformed, dark green voluminous to big ponds of liquid with a solid...
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  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I rescued a pigeon in this condition, gave her an injection with metronidazole. The mouth is blocked by deposits to the point nothing can pass, not even a tube. The deposits grow on tongue, mouth roof, everything, being few mm thick. The treatment with metronidazole will be given by...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a weird problem with one of my "permanent guest" pigeons, and would appreciate feedback with suggestions. This bird came in about four years ago after colliding with a vehicle. He had right brain injury, so his left eye and left wing do not function, but he can walk and exercise-flap...
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    This afternoon I noticed my beloved Bootsy looking like she was on the way out. She is a two year old hen. The bottom of her eye lids appear a little swollen. She is trembling, weak and not wanting to move. She does not want to eat or drink either. After I startled her she looked as if she could...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Ok.. I've noticed recently that one of my squabs developed some boil with dried pus on its elbows, the squab is very active though, no other symptoms except that it eats too much and its eyes looks colorless.. i should mention that its brother died after 2 days from hatching. The parents had...
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