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abandoned eggs

  1. General Discussions
    A few days ago I lost a male pigeon. That evening, I noticed a hen laid an egg. She didn't sit on it, so I thought I would wait until the 2nd one and see what happened. After she laid that, I put it next to the 2nd egg and she sat on them for a couple days. Last night, I noticed she was no...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, everyone! My name is Yoko, and I live in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. This is my first post here. I'm here in need of immediate help. Since last May, I've had 5 families of mourning dove nesting and raising their babies one after another in my rose pot on veranda. This year, they...
  3. General Discussions
    I discovered eggs under one of my hens today. It's been a few days since her mate has been hanging around another bird instead of her! I haven't seen the two preening in the last few days it looks like he just found a new mate. Or is he just cheating and still thinks of the original hen as his...
  4. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    We have had a pigeon make a nest in the tree in our front garden, recently i noticed there were 2 eggs in it, and there has always been a pigeon on the nest. But for the last 2 days there has been no pigeon at all, the eggs are still there. Is this normal for pigeons to do? Or do you think have...
  5. General Discussions
    I have been trying to get these two birds to breed for over 2 months now and FINALLY, today there was an egg! However, neither of them are sitting on it. Is it going to survive? Why aren't they sitting on it? is there anything that I should be doing to help them. they are in a 24x24x24...
  6. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I was opening the back door to my pizza place and it sticks a bit. I pushed it open quite roughly and it banged against the wall. This cause a pigeon who roosts in an exhaust unit above the door to fly away. I know for a fact that he/she was sitting on a pair of eggs. The mate is usually in the...
  7. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi, I have just joined this site having bought 6 white busscharts on December 8th 2008. They are all young and were ready to be homed - the breeder said they were approx. 5 weeks old. I am keeping them all together at the moment and letting them out most days for an hour or so to fly. 1 pair...
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