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  1. General Discussions
    Hi, I thought I would share my first attempt at building a kit box. check out the video and let me know what you think! https://youtu.be/LuBP8xCCh2M also I am wondering if I were to fly the rollers twice a day will it make them better at rolling?
  2. General Discussions
    Friends please clarify wether these birmingham rollers are not? Thank uou all..
  3. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I came across these two Birmingham Rollers that had been abandoned in the park. They were hanging with the local ferals but we get Merlins, Peregrines, Red-tailed and Red-shouldered Hawks, Cooper's and Sharp-shinned Hawks, so it was just a matter of time. Snagged them and brought them home...
  4. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    Hello all, I have about 20 Healthy Birmingham Rollers for sacrifice sale / in need of a good home.... any one interested Pm, or email.... im getting out of the sport, these are proven breeders, strong fliers.... some Turner / Roberts, Higgins, and plona stock.... Please visit my site...
  5. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Ok so I have spent the last hour trying to understand everything about genetics. I am trying to get some idea of what my babies (currently eggs) might look like. From what I have learned this morning is my hen is a homozygous grizzle, she came from two grizzle parents I learned that means. She...
  6. General Discussions
    Hello: I am new to this pigeon hobby-a "self-retired" racing pigeon adopted our family in the last few months, and he is now fed on corn and will need to be moved when we buy a house in a couple of weeks-he was injured (tore a claw off) last week, but luckily he is still eating and flying and is...
  7. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I have a pair of nest mates that I would like to sell. They are from the higgins line of Birmingham rollers and will be very good the color of these birds is spread ash. The higgins line of rollers tend to mature a little faster and come into the roll sooner so If you would like anymore...
  8. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    At what age should a chick be taken out the nest and placed on the loft floor?
  9. General Discussions
    Hi, I have four new Roller babies in my coop. Two are singles in their nests, one in a nest box and one on the floor in a nest bowl and two in a nest bowl up high on top of a box. The oldest has all his feathers and the others are just getting them. It has been very warm and pleasant here in...
  10. General Discussions
    I have 3 pigeons and so far non have ever show any interest in each other except pecking saying "get away i'm eating".. Until today I thought all three were boys. 10 min ago my most passive "boy" was gently grooming the face of my most aggressive ham of a male pigeon. Is this coupling...
  11. Archive - General Discussion
    hi guys << erm i just wanted to ask if you keep chickens and pigeons together couls this cause bird flu???? i dont do this but i no someone tht does reply ASAP
  12. Performing Breeds
    What causes Birmingham Rollers and tumbling breeds to roll and tumble ? I read several articles via Internet about the subject , some say its a siezure and a genetic defect in the birds , others say its a trait just as some hunting dogs are pointers and setters and just do what they are bred...
  13. Hall of Love
    This is my white modena, he past away this summer (2007) due to some respiratory problem. He was my first and only baby modena.
  14. Archive - Small Talk
    With all these 'What's your favorite' threads going on lately I thought that maybe we should take the idea a little more on topic for this forum. So... What is your Favorite breed of Pigeon and What Breeds of Pigeons do you raise?
  15. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    hi, im going to a pigeon auction in a few weeks time (i've set everything up for the pigeons already im that excited!) i've looked online at the catalogue but im not sure which to go for as i want a pair that is easy maintainence, hardy, nice and friendly with bundles of character and good at...
  16. Show Pigeons
    Hi this photo for my helmet pigeons : thank you;) iyado
  17. General Discussions
    If you have your own pigeon related website and would care to post a link to it in this thread, please feel free to do so! Terry
  18. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I have birmingham rollers and 1 pair of parlor rollers. I would like to make a trade for a pair of doneks or a pair of thief pouters if anyone is interested please get in touch with me. My rollers are of the higgins family... The parlor rollers have been certified and the pair of them are kite...
  19. General Discussions
    Naturegirl (Cindy) was asking about being able to see pictures of the members .. I thought there was a thread here on Pigeon-Talk that had a lot of member pictures in it, but I haven't found it. If you are willing to share a "mug shot" of yourself, please do .. Here's one of me in fairly...
  20. Archive - General Discussion
    Currently I own two fancy pigeon breeds that don't really fly (Old English owls) and Modenas. .. I'd like to have a breed that flies around the house, the lower the better, and rolls in the air or tumblers or whatever. The more fancy looking the breed the better as well. Please let me know if...
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