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To: Yankmedic911 - I sent a couple of add'l questions about
To: ***** ***** I sent a couple of add'l questions about my doves and haven't heard back. I think I mentioned that the babies were back and forth from my porch to their nest on the column where they w… read more
Yankmedic911
Yankmedic911
Wildlife Veterinarian
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and
38 satisfied customers
I have a dove nest on a column on my porch. I can see that
I have a dove nest on a column on my porch. I can see that the baby or babies have hatched and are growing and feathered. It looks like they will soon overgrow their nest. Also that the mother and fat… read more
Yankmedic911
Yankmedic911
Wildlife Veterinarian
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and
38 satisfied customers
I have a Ring Neck Dove, male about 20 years old. Five years
I have a Ring Neck Dove, male about 20 years old. Five years ago he pulled our many neck/chest feathers & they never grew back. He's now doing it again. He eats a dove seed mixture w/oyster shell grit… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Found a baby bird on the ground last evening around 6 00. couldnt
Found a baby bird on the ground last evening around 6:00. couldn't find a nest, made a makeshift one and got it back in the tree. Haven't seen an adult come to it, but it's still alive as of 10:00 a.m… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
I have a Cochin rooster whoes craw is very hard. I can manipulate
I have a Cochin rooster whoes' craw is very hard. I can manipulate the craw and it seems to feel really good to the bird. The rooster shakes his head and seems to be trying to get the food to digest. … read more
Dr. Wally
Dr. Wally
Small Animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
273 satisfied customers
I have just found a fledgling poigeon in the road, had to pick
I have just found a fledgling poigeon in the road, had to pick it up as it would have certainly got run over. What do i feed it on please. It is fully feathered but cannot fly yet… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
budgie: yr old..his feathers ruffled/puffed up all the time..sleeps
I have an 8 yr old budgie that is sick. He sits with his feathers ruffled/puffed up all the time. He sleeps a lot of the time instead of chirping as much as he did previously. I have observed him to "… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
We found a sick dove floating in our swimming pool... He was
We found a sick dove floating in our swimming pool... He was struggling to breath with mouth open. We could see thick yellow substance at back of his throat, which we removed as much and as carefully … read more
Dr. Jen
Dr. Jen
Doctoral Degree
213 satisfied customers
Dying ringneck dove babies all 2 or 3 weeks old. White yellow
Dying ringneck dove babies all 2 or 3 weeks old. White yellow or clear diarehea. Older birds are fine. bottoms around anal is puffed and featherless. Their heads tilt forward, closed eyes and they hav… read more
Dr. Jaime
Dr. Jaime
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
231 satisfied customers
I have been feeding my pigeons pellets and have noticed that
I have been feeding my pigeons pellets and have noticed that they are not as heavy as they probably should be. I now give them a handful of shelled sunflower seeds every day as a treat and it seemed t… read more
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
Veterinarian, DABVP Canine/Feline
Doctoral Degree
1,190 satisfied customers
I saw a wild morning dove on my deck for two days now. he
I saw a wild morning dove on my deck for two days now. he looks perfectly fine except i think he has a hole in his chest. when he drinks water, it comes out this hole. when he eats seeds, it too comes… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Emergency Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
15,681 satisfied customers
I found a baby mourning dove with pin feathers on my porch
I found a baby mourning dove with pin feathers on my porch about 3 weeks ago and have been successfully feeding him baby parrot food, "EXACT" brand to be exact. He has been a very good eater and dropp… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
I have had plenty of experience with hand rearing pidgeons
I have had plenty of experience with hand rearing pidgeons but have just been given a young dove, it weighs123g and has most of its feathers, the tail feathers are not fully formed and several of them… read more
Dr. Dave
Dr. Dave
Clinical Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
230 satisfied customers
Hi, my tangerine doves babies keep dying. we have had 4 babies,
Hi, my tangerine doves babies keep dying. we have had 4 babies, three eggs, one live one. Three of those just died in the egg and the other one, the live one lived for about a week and he was just sta… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
DVM
233 satisfied customers
There is an adolescent mouring(morning) dove in my garden.
There is an adolescent mouring(morning) dove in my garden. I noticed a larger dove ontop of this bird, pecking him to death. I went out & shooed the larger bird away. This bird made it from the middle… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
DVM
719 satisfied customers
I just purchased a handfed baby cockatiel from a private party
I just purchased a handfed baby cockatiel from a private party on Saturday and it appeared to be in a very weakened condition. I took it to an exotic bird shop and they showed me how to hand feed it a… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
DVM
719 satisfied customers
I am caring for an injured wild dove ( ring necked). Working
I am caring for an injured wild dove (? ring necked). Working with Wildlife rehab person, and I will soon be certified/licensed. The dove apparently was shot with a pellet gun or BB gun. There is a wo… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
I have two mourning dove hatchlings that their mother and father
I have two mourning dove hatchlings that their mother and father were attacked by preditor birds and either killed or driven away. My question is; they appear to be only a few days old. What is the be… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
DVM
719 satisfied customers
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