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  1. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I need advice on our pet homer pigeon, starlight. She is blind in one eye due to an injury before we got her. She is now 4 1/2-5 months old and likes to fly no doubt... because of her eye and not being able to judge a place to land, she flies into things during her time out we dont want her...
  2. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I know there are like a thousand topics on this but I want to ask on my specific case. I adopted an ex-feral pigeon a couple of days ago. He suffered from PMV and had a broken wing. An awesome person rescued him and cured him. This pigeon never had the opportunity to fly like a normal bird...
  3. General Discussions
    My friend purchased a African Grey parrot, the breeder insisted on the wings being clipped. It seems clipping wings on parrots is pretty standard. Many breeders of ornamental ducks also suggest clipping wings on breeds that fly. Why is it so taboo to clip wings on pigeons that are aviery birds...
  4. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    In about a month, I am going to release two of the three feral pigeons I have been looking after for most of the year. the third has a spinal ( I think) injury and was rescued by another person and given to me. He didnt know what heppened to her. i think maybe a car hit. she can fly a little...
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