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  1. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    So I purchased a pair of diamond doves from Petsmart months ago (first time dove owner). It was believed that they were both female. I noticed some strange behavior coming from one of them.. "she" would bow-coo (at the time we had no idea what this meant). Anyway the pair is very much bonded and...
  2. General Discussions
    I am brand new to this forum....my husband and I raise a variety of pigeons and are having problems with the Chinese owl babies. We are continually losing them about a week after they are banded for NO apparent reason. They are healthy looking...seem to be progressing nicely and then he goes...
  3. General Discussions
    A coworker called me this morning and told me that her two 11 day old baby pigeons had been orphaned by an unknown predator last night. She does not have any others birds and no potential foster parents so she wants to give them to me to hand raise. I have hand raised several psittacine type...
  4. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello. I am new to this site and so greatful I found it. I adopted Baby from a gal that found a mother Morning Dove lying on her baby. They looked for the nest but could not find it and they did not have the time to take care of it. So, I figure this baby to be about 4 days old. He has...
  5. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Bad timing situation here- wind blew a section of roof off of a section of my loft last night, and I awoke to birds flying around including a hawk ! Went out to herd all remaining- and ones I could entice with food birds into safe roofed section, moved 2 older babies, and as almost an...
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hey Folks! When do most of you folks stop your pigeons breeding for the season and why or why not? Do you put wooden eggs under the pairs if you don't have the space to separate the pairs? I know my birds are still going like crazy. Thanks!:)
  7. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I'm really happy that my satinette pairs eggs hatched yesterday! :D :)
  8. Show Pigeons
    My flightXhomer hen has laid three eggs. One on Monday, one on Wednesday, and one yesterday (Friday). She and her mate have been taking turns sitting on them since Wednesday. If all three eggs are viable, and all hatch, can the two parents feed three babies? If not, should I wait and candle the...
  9. General Discussions
    A couple of weeks ago my pair of mookees had, or hatched two babies. About a week after one of the poor babies died.!.!.:(:confused::(:.....Does anyone have any ideas on how this could happen??:( I sure wouldn't want it to happen again.
  10. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I am totally new to the sport of raising and flying racing pigeons but I am very eager to get into the sport. I am looking for a mentor basicly, and I need to buy a few birds to start my first loft. I live in Kentucky (louisville). Thank you James
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