Hello! We have some baby pigeons and one of them is acting very sleepy and a white fluid is coming from her mouth as she sleeps. The past few days she was very energetic but now she always has her eyes closed and is lying down. She seems to not have good balance whereas she did before. She is getting fed with a cornmeal/oat soup. Please help! Very urgent!!!!
Wobbly female squab with liquid coming from mouth
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Hold off of feeding it until its crop empties completely.
If the crop is not draining it is that which is the problem...
Why are you hand feeding these pigeons? What happened to their parents?
Baby pigeon need the pigeon milk from their parents to be healthy and thrive.. without it the usually die or are sick and stunted in growth.
Are you sure that feed your are giving them is OK for pigeons? I make my own from chicken chick crumbs.. and they do really well on it.
Also make sure the mix is not too dry or too watery.. should be like a thick paste. And make sure its not too hot when you feed it, or it will burn the inside of the crop.
Lastly, how are you keeping the birds warm? Do they have heat pads or a light.. and are they living together or separate?