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  1. General Discussions
    I read somewhere online that when pigeons lay 2 eggs (the typical amount), one of them is usually a boy and the other is usually a girl. Furthermore, the author claimed that the boy is usually the bigger egg that is laid first and the girl is usually the second/smaller egg. I can't actually find...
  2. General Discussions
    I have a pair of black with white bar starling pigeons. Their first clutch had only 1 baby hatch. This clutch both hatched. The younger baby had always been noticeably smaller. Now they have both left the nest. The older baby is fine and eating on her own. I finally brought the smaller in...
  3. General Discussions
    First post here. Want to learn how to prepare the enclosure for hatching. I have had my 5 doves from youngsters, to exploring and returning home. Fun to experience how they explored their outdoors in wider and wider ranges. I have successfully raised wild birds from closed eyes to fully free in...
  4. General Discussions
    Hi everyone! There's a beautiful pigeon couple in my balcony. They have been laying eggs in one of my flower pots. They have hatched a few young ones before in that pot (they started using it when the plant died). I would like to remove that flower pot because they spread the (reddish brown)...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello, It seems their parents are struggling feeding their 3 days old babies. The babies are sleeping too much ... Is it normal, how can i help them?
  6. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi there. I just joined this group and I'm not sure if I'm posting under the right category. I have a nest of what looks like to be 2 dead baby pigeons on my balcony. I'm not sure what happened, possibly the cold weather or the mother leaving them alone too long. The mother still comes back to...
  7. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I'm getting fantails in the spring, first time ever getting pigeons, and we are going to hatch them. Does any expert know how frequently they need to be fed, their care etc.. I'll give you the run down of what I'm wondering; - what's a good feed recipe for when they are first hatched? - how...
  8. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi all, In summer while I was abroad there was pigeons in my balcony nesting, The landlord however, removed the nest with my permission, because here in Germany people hate pigeons and the pigeons have a very hard life :( when I came back I saw another nest they made on a tool box that was...
  9. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I'm a bit worried about the council ,I live in a council block, have been feeding pigeons for ages ,they have found out ,and given me community protection notice which I broke ,they insisted on a net ,I said no because mother pigeon has 2 babys 5 days old ,,but cits advice said they may issue a...
  10. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I live in Arizona we had a bad storm one night a few weeks ago. I woke up to find several small birds dead under my huge trees. The birds were either yellow & black or red & black. After I cleaned them up. Later in the day in the same area I found 2 baby birds, very young they didn't have any...
  11. General Discussions
    Hey guys, so for the past 2 months, these 2 pigeons have had a nest in my balcony and its the usual, the mother takes over the nest and eggs in the evening and the father in the morning. They had one hatched egg one month ago, that pigeon grew, flew away and recently they had two more. So...
  12. General Discussions
    Hi, I am new to Pigeons and I am trying to breed a reasonable flock. I saved two which were injured (male and female) and when they were well again, they bred four times, and the birds were fine. Then I had some bad luck with Hawks which took the mother and all youngsters except 2. I have now...
  13. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I hope someone can shed some light on whats is going on with my 2 racing pigeons :) I have a pair of racing pigeons and they have recently hatched out 2 eggs. Babies are now 12 days old. They both were looking after the babies perfectly up until a week ago. My male is now not letting my...
  14. General Discussions
    How to deter snakes from pigeon coop killing 2 weeks old babies.
  15. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi, I just moved down to a small (very small) town where my parents have a cabin. My mom has white pigeons that are almost wild except they come in the coop to hatch eggs and stay on the property to eat, etc. I moved down here and on the first day my cats killed a mom pigeon so now I have this...
  16. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I love in the COLO SPGS city. Is there anyone who want to find new home for their pigeons or to sell them? Better in Colo Springs to pick up personally. Would take very good care of them.:) Have been to pet store several times to no vail.:):):)
  17. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I will start by apolegizing the english: I am from Denmark :) About 3 weeks ago, I found these two lonely pigeons. Their moms was dead, and I nevar saw a daddy. They were starving, and everyone told me, that they probably wouldn't make it. They were about 2 weeks old at that time. They should be...
  18. General Discussions
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNyeQIrcqhw The season is almost over...
  19. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi, I need an urgent help my two baby pigeon flew away in hostel, around one and half month ago I found two baby pigeons with both parents dead. I rescued them and reared them, but over period of time they got very scared of me, otherwise they were doing fine and were on millet diet and were...
  20. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    We have a pair of ring necked doves at the animal shelter that we acquired from an eviction. We were told both girls because they have been laying un fertile eggs for 6-8 months. 2 eggs hatched saturday July 4. Help ! I need advice as what to do now?? We dont want to get into raising doves...
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