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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a young feral pigeon that I suspect either has canker or a yeast infection. I've never used Medistatin before, just seemed like a better option than Nystatin. I'm feeding him little balls of handreared formula. According to the instructions: mix 1/4 teaspoon powder with 20 ml of water...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone, In the last 3 days my adult bird has been showing symptoms of crop impaction: she ate very excitedly and towards the end of the meals her neck would puff up, her pecking and swallowing movements started looking a bit stiffened and sometimes she coughed while swallowing (I did not...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    My vet came to the house today to check my Dove for canker or a yeast infection, he did a swab of his mouth and throat. Since he left my bird sounds very hoarse, and is making sounds like a hiccup ..does this sound normal? I tried to call the vet back but can't get a hold of him. Is it possible...
  4. General Discussions
    Hello, I'll be mixing my own feed following several blends of seeds, etc. It calls for brewers yeast also. How much brewers yeast should I add to the blend? I will be mixing aprx 20 lbs of feed per batch. Regards, Rudy
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello! One of my young pigeons isn't doing too well. He isn't eating and looks very weak. His breath stinks so I thought it might be canker. There is also a white film along the inside of his mouth. I put emtryl in his water, but he's not really drinking either so I'm not sure how much good...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Do someboddy knows how manifests candida in pigeons? I'm treating one for a pulmonary infection with doxycline and I've read that it may cause infestation with candida. At the moment, I have another baby bird with candida, a fieldfare and previously I had a baby magpie who died because of...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I wasn't able to find specific information on previous threads. but my questions are: 1. Is Yeast infection contagious from pigeon to pigeon 2. Is Yeast infection contagious from pigeon to people 3. How to prevent the spreading of yeast infection? should the infected bird has his own bowl...
  8. General Discussions
    good afternoon i hope someone could help me out my pigeons are very down i recently gave them brewers yeast for the first time and within two days of taking it there crops wont empty and droppings are bad green and yellow could this have giving them a yeast infection can anyone help
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, Seems that almost every bird I rescue has a yeast infection - which are usually treated successfully with nystatin. I know it's a fungal infection in the crop which affects digestion. But I don't know what causes it. Thanks! Bronwyn
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