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  1. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I have a question about a father dove and it's baby. So a bit of background first the father does still have his mate (the mother) but the baby I'm questioning about was hand fed from day 5 because they kicked it out (they did have 2 babies). So here's my question do father birds teach their...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi all, This is my first post here. I have an apartment in Seattle, WA, and am growing a pot of chives on my small balcony. I had noticed a pigeon had begun frequenting my balcony and seemed to be occasionally eating some of the chives. I found this rather interesting and did not shew...
  3. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    A couple of months ago I posted a thread about a cock bird who had taken two young virgin hens as mates. In response to George Simon's advice to 'let nature take its course' I left things be and observed the behaviour. Just like to give an update for those interested: Both hens laid eggs within...
  4. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    So far I have only had one pair of pigeons mate up, and everything went smoothly with this pair. Over the last couple of days, another of the cock birds has suddenly realised that he is a male and has started his mating dancing and voicing with great enthusiasm. Only trouble is, he seems to be...
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