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PostSubject: dangling leg    Sat Jul 28, 2018 11:19 am

had a yb return from loft fly with large gash down its side and its leg was dangling like it had no control over it ...it seemed he snapped the tendons or something or a break above the joint awful to see anyway 2 weeks later after solitary confinement the leg seems to be making a perfect recovery I am amazed I never thought in a million years that would heal ...still full of surprises gutsy liitle things they are
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PostSubject: Re: dangling leg    Sat Jul 28, 2018 11:35 am

yes Darren, pigeons do seem to heal from injuries which look bad don't they.......I had one last week cut across its chest, doesn't look bad now.

bit of baking powder on it, it was alright lol!
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PostSubject: Re: dangling leg    Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:00 pm

Great news Darren, they have a special bond with you once you’ve nursed them back.
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PostSubject: Re: dangling leg    Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:28 pm

Like nearly all fanciers I have had pigeons with varying injuries, I have stitched them up and whilst doing so they have never flinched, so I feel they do not have the same pain threshold as humans, I have always used Germaline for any broken skin etc; and some have recovered from what would appear an impossible situation but I have always gone by, if they have the guts to get back in a state I have the responsibility to give them every chance of recovery.

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PostSubject: Re: dangling leg    Sat Jul 28, 2018 5:59 pm

MISTY wrote:
Like nearly all fanciers I have had pigeons with varying injuries, I have stitched them up and whilst doing so they have never flinched, so I feel they do not have the same pain threshold as humans, I have always used Germaline for any broken skin etc; and some have recovered from what would appear an impossible situation but I have always gone by, if they have the guts to get back in a state I have the responsibility to give them every chance of recovery.

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thats what i felt when this little fella landed near dark in a heap he had been missing since the morning so i felt he deserved a chance for his efforts atb
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PostSubject: Re: dangling leg    Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:27 am

oldstrain wrote:
had a yb return from loft fly with large gash down its side and its leg was dangling like it had no control over it ...it seemed he snapped the tendons or something or a break above the joint awful to see anyway 2 weeks later after solitary confinement the leg seems to be making a perfect recovery I am amazed I never thought in a million years that would heal ...still full of surprises gutsy liitle things they are
Amazing little creatures in the guts department O/S I've found Smile Smile. Once had one Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes crash land on the loft with 2 broken legs from a race as such Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad. Still here in the stock loft bounce bounce never win a beauty prize thou now, walks with a stick Wink Wink & a limp etc Smile Smile but I will always appreciate his game effort in just getting home type of thing. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: dangling leg    Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:56 pm

oldstrain wrote:
had a yb return from loft fly with large gash down its side and its leg was dangling like it had no control over it ...it seemed he snapped the tendons or something or a break above the joint awful to see anyway 2 weeks later after solitary confinement the leg seems to be making a perfect recovery I am amazed I never thought in a million years that would heal ...still full of surprises gutsy liitle things they are


hows the bird today Darren...?
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PostSubject: Re: dangling leg    Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:48 am

put him back in the yb section yesterday david he has had enough of solitary he was telling me he wanted out lol! lol! lol! or should I say he kept getting out when fed and watered but seems to have made a 100% recovery
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