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  1. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello! About three weeks ago I found a baby pigeon, I guessed her around 15 days so she's around 5 weeks now. I started her on the Exact formula which she loved, but the past week 1/2 she started to reject it. I started feeding her peas rolled in crushed grit popping about 25-30 in her mouth...
  2. General Discussions
    A baby pigeon came into the shelter I work at, and unfortunately we can't accept wild animals. So seeing as I have hand-feeding experience, I gave him a shot. Well now he's fully feathered and refuses to wean. Ive never had other hand-fed chicks do this, so I really could use some help. I've...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, My baby pigeon is now about 5 1/2 weeks old. I started weaning him last week but he has lost weight, he's only 231 grams, which seems very little. I started the first few days with about 20 defrosted peas in the morning then letting him pick on seed during the day and then another 30 peas...
  4. General Discussions
    Hi all, Having been on for a couple of years or so and learning valuable info on pigeon care, I want to thank pigeon enthusiasts. Two days ago I went into my coop doing the morning routine when I sensed something wasn't right, or actually not smelling right! I've got an "oophs" baby...
  5. General Discussions
    I have just acquired a Fledged Diamond Dove from a breeder that dosn't beleive in force weaning. My dove was born on June 15 th. He was being hand rasised since his parents abaonded the nest and society finches can't produce crop milk. It is now August 8 th and he hasn't started eating...
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I have a youngster at 26 days old, he is one of 32 that I just moved into their own section. At 26 days old, he is trying to coo (sounds like muffled squeeking) and dragging his 1 inch stumpy little tail around like he is an adult cock bird. Another yb at 25 days old has taken on the role of a...
  7. General Discussions
    I have two 4 week old baby Birmingham rollers that I am hand raising. I have been trying to wean them but I don't seem to be having much luck. I've reduced their hand feedings to 3 a day. Should I reduce it more? They have been eating a teeny bit of grain on their own and drinking water from a...
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everybody, I'm new to Pigeon Talk and I need some help please. Yesterday I found a baby pigeon on a busy inner city street in Sydney. He came up to me flapped his wings and squeaked! From photos I studied on the net he/she appears to be about 20-22 days old. He is not quite fully fledged...
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