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  1. Loft Designs
    hello guys i was wondering how could i make some nest boxes with no doors are anything what would the measurements be and in the winter could i take the nests out and use them as perches if you get me ? like this photo http://www.abbeylawn.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/20PERCH.gif
  2. General Discussions
    Anybody used them before?
  3. Loft Designs
    I'm trying to find cheap nest box ideas. We used to use milk crates when I was a kid and were going to again, but I cannot find any that are big enough. The only ones around here are 10 1/2" deep. Our coop is a re-purposed horse barn and is around 24' x 24' so there is PLENTY of space. I love...
  4. General Discussions
    i just got 4 pigeons and i have them all in a really big cage its like 5 feet tall and 4 feet by 4 feet wide,how should i go about adding nesting boxes,will they lay eggs even if i dont add the nexting boxes?
  5. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    This past week, I pu up some widowhood nest boxes--a huge upgrade from what I had!
  6. General Discussions
    Hi all, I am in need of a four-bird box to ship two pairs of pigeons to one of the members of this forum. He is a young guy starting out in the hobby, and I am trying to minimize the cost to get the birds to him. I'm not in too much of a hurry, as we want to wait until the weather cools some...
  7. General Discussions
    Hello, I'm looking to ship birds to my friend in Ohio, but don't have any boxes to send them in. I'm moving and have to send the birds out by tomorrow so they will reach their destination by Saturday. I am also moving Saturday and was supposed to have gotten rid of the birds by then :'(. The...
  8. General Discussions
    Is there any other option besides using Horizon Micro-Environments boxes for shipping pigeons? Horizon has ben consistently late shiping me boxes, not even sending them until well after they said they should arrive. When I call, I can rarely get through on the first several trys. The boxes...
  9. General Discussions
    Hello- I've been researching live-ship boxes and, because of its dimensions, it costs $59 :eek: just to ship one 8-bird box from the supplier to me! That does NOT include shipping the actual birds! :( So- For the King-Care-A-Van, I'm on the hunt for boxes in the Northern California area...
  10. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I've noticed with my indoor pijies, Bern and Buddy, that they LOVE boxes to stomp around on. I put a new one or a few in there each day, and they both jump up on them and run back and forth across them; soda boxes, or the bottom of a case of water, UPS boxes, etc. Neither of them really fly...
  11. General Discussions
    Problem Solving 101... 1. gather data 2. consider options So....how much would it cost to ship 20 King pigeons from SF, CA to Birmingham, AL, or thereabouts??? When compared to the cost of fuel etc., seems we should do this analysis. Who ships regularly, and what is the estimated cost...
  12. General Discussions
    i dont like the nest boxes that have the dowel rods on the front. i think that when pigeons mate they would want to do it in privacy. what do yall use
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