Pigeon-Talk  
Go Back   Pigeon-Talk > Archives > Archive - General Discussion

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
lil-baby-pigeon's Avatar
lil-baby-pigeon lil-baby-pigeon is offline
Posted 9th July 2005, 07:48 PM
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 31
Question

how long does it take for a pigeon egg to hatch?!


i was wondering how long does it take for a pigeon egg to hatch?!


__________________
lil-pigeon
TAWhatley's Avatar
TAWhatley TAWhatley is offline
Posted 9th July 2005, 08:08 PM
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Lake Forest, CA, USA
Age: 66
Posts: 21,012
Approximately 18 days from the time when the parents begin to incubate the eggs.

Terry
Danielle Chase's Avatar
Danielle Chase Danielle Chase is offline
Posted 10th July 2005, 05:13 AM
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: New Lisbon, WI USA
Posts: 140
Quote:
Originally Posted by lil-baby-pigeon
i was wondering how long does it take for a pigeon egg to hatch?!
As a rule it takes about 3 weeks, or 21 days for the eggs to hatch. And you will also see that if there's two eggs that hatch, one squab will grow up to resemble the mother and the other will grow up to resemble the father. Good Luck!
Jiggs's Avatar
Jiggs Jiggs is offline
Posted 10th July 2005, 05:30 AM
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: RSA
Age: 40
Posts: 918
That I did not know - that one resembles dad and one mom. Can I take it that the resembling matches are of the same sex too??
Skyeking's Avatar
Skyeking Skyeking is offline
Posted 10th July 2005, 06:37 AM
Join Date: Jan 2003
Country: United States
Location: SE Coast Central Florida
Posts: 23,192
Not necessarily, I have a male that looks exactly like his mom, a check, his dad is a white Bandit mix (though he sounds and acts like dad), the hen out of the bunch also looks like mom, and acts like mom.

Then there is Skye and Sonic, both look like mom (Cooper), but Skye's head is shaped like his dad, Hamilton, and he sounds like his dad.

Treesa
__________________


Every negative event effects my ability to own my APBT, please be a responsible owner and keep your pitbull out of trouble.

Last edited by Skyeking; 10th July 2005 at 06:39 AM.
Nova04 Nova04 is offline
Posted 12th July 2005, 03:26 PM
Join Date: Jul 2005
Age: 33
Posts: 2

In regards to the incubation of pigeons,


In regards to the incubation of the pigeon eggs, can I take the pigeon eggs after the mother pigeon has layed her eggs and put them in an incubator instead of having her sit and hatch the eggs herself?
rdonell's Avatar
rdonell rdonell is offline
Posted 12th July 2005, 03:36 PM
Join Date: Apr 2005
Age: 45
Posts: 57
Yes but than you would have to feed the chicks by hand. witch Im told can be quite a pain sence thay eat so meany times a day. why would you not want the parents to incubate them?
__________________
Robert Donell Cincinnati, Ohio. Rtdonell@aol.com
Nova04 Nova04 is offline
Posted 12th July 2005, 03:47 PM
Join Date: Jul 2005
Age: 33
Posts: 2

I was just curious


I was just curious, the parents can incubate them, but the mother has injured herself, so I was making sure that if I would have to incubate, that I could. Sine the mother pigeon has injured herself, and I may possibly have no choice but to incubate her eggs, what at that point would I feed the pigeons when they hatch?

Last edited by Nova04; 12th July 2005 at 04:01 PM. Reason: Another question relating to same subject
TerriB's Avatar
TerriB TerriB is offline
Posted 12th July 2005, 08:37 PM
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Kent, WA, USA
Posts: 4,724
For the chick to have a really healthy start, it is best if it is fed by a pigeon (ideally one producing pigeon milk) for at least the first three days. This greatly increases the rate of survival. Is there another pigeon that might incubate the eggs? What kind of injury does the mother have? What happened to the father? If the mother is badly injured, are you getting treatment for her? Sorry for all the questions, but it will help to give a better picture of your problem. Thanks!
__________________
Terri B
 

Tags
pigeon eggs, pigeon milk


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Sitemap:1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48
All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
2000-2013 pigeons.biz