Day: February 20, 2017

Calcium Deficiency in Collared DovesCalcium Deficiency in Collared Doves

Young Collared Doves found in February/March are extremely prone to calcium deficiency in the UK, similar to what we would term rickets, in humans. Vitamin D from the Sun usually ensures that calcium levels are sufficient to enable the production of healthy bones and given that these birds historically bred in sub-tropical Asia, this wouldn’t […]

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