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  1. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
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  2. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    So, I plan on putting my birds together this Friday or Saturday......anyway, I've got three new pairs for this year, so decided that since they just might not like each other right away, I'd go ahead and put them together today. Pair 1..........put the cock in the pen, went and got the hen. In...
  3. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    So here is a little update on the Dove Diaries. I've decided to name my loft "Butterfly Loft". Recently I've had 3 rescued pigeons come to retired at my place. One white Gimple named Glacier, number two is Pablo the Pink racer, and third was Best Man, a white wedding release bird. Glacier...
  4. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I'm looking to buy some rollers in the New York, New Jersey or Connecticut area or get some birds to start a new kit priced reasonable shipped!! I have been a roller fan for many years keeping a loft of 30-40 bird kits and 6 -8 breeding pairs . Now I'm just looking to start a small kit with...
  5. General Discussions
    Hello, I have 6 pairs of breeders in a loft 4ft- 12ft- 8ft and some of the parents it seems when the youngsters get about 15-21 days the stop feeding and the youngster dies. All other birds are heatlty the nest mate is at least twice the size and full all the time. I'v had at least to breeding...
  6. General Discussions
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2SDXh4WBK8&feature=related Would you shoot a hawk if it were attaking your birds? I wouldn't. I can't believe that there are some really big pigeon lovers out there who would shoot hawks and falcons to protect they're birds. :mad:
  7. General Discussions
    Hello,anyone know how to get rid of ,tiny little nats,they are giving my bird a lot of trouble ,around their feet and heads.What can i spray, their lost with,are put on them.There all out side in the yard,every where,their kind of lite green,most of the time ,we have black one's.I'm in...
  8. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    Hello, I'm new here and would like to apologize in advance for my lack of familiarity with pigeons. I'm trying to help my father buy a couple of pigeons. He used to own pigeons when he was younger and now he is trying to recapture his youth. He wants pigeons for no other reason than watch them...
  9. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    :) Here is a picture of the first egg in my new loft. The hen has been on and off the egg all morning along with the cockbird. I know they won't start setting full time until the second egg is laid, which should be in about two days. Just a proud step parent.:D Went out to the loft this...
  10. General Discussions
    I built a pigeon that is 8' by 12' and 12' high. It has two windows that open in to 8' by 8' wire cages for the pigeons. What I am looking to start is to raise 100-150 breeding and breed them. Then sell the squabs or raise them till there three months but transfer them to and other loft but...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    My baby pigeon is only a few days old. I had 2 other babies that had this same symptom. Within days, they died. I don't know what it is. Can anyone help me on what this might be? My baby squeeks alot. Then, develops a small lump in his lower area. (below the crop and near his bottom on the...
  12. General Discussions
    I don't want to change the subject but, would you start a thread on how to get other pairs to raise orphan babies.
  13. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I will like a good pair of racing pigeons to breed and start with good birds,I dont find any good racing pigeons here in Miami, I dont know any breeder here. I would love to get a good pair of breeders from someone. Thanks..If I have to pay something I will.
  14. General Discussions
    I had a red Muffed Tumbler OC that was born before I was (banded 49) and he lived until 1971. That made him 21 or 22 years old. I remember as a teenager, marvelling at this bird being older than myself. I realize that some large parrots like Amazons and Macaws can be 80 years or even over 100...
  15. Loft Designs
    Just can't wait to get the breeders to start my flock. George
  16. Loft Designs
    Just finished all but a little clean up and then !!!!!!!! THE BIRDS.
  17. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    Hello, I have a small loft that I recently built. I had around 20 birds but the hawk population around my house caught all except 5 of my birds. Now I am afraid to let them out. Does anyone here have any suggestions as to how to minimize the chance of hawks catching your birds? Also I am...
  18. Loft Designs
    I finally finished the inside of the loft (All three sections,Paint and Caulk) boxes, perches, overhead lattus,all the little stuff today. I still have to get the bobs to put in place, in the meantime I will start painting the outside tomorrow. I was hoping to have it done by the end of the...
  19. Archive - General Discussion
    How long should you store feed and in what type container? I am gettng ready to purchase some feed and would like opinions/ideas on how long it will stay fresh if stored properly and what type of containers some people use. George
  20. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Direct daughter of Jade. Inbreed. Double Granddaughter of Jef, so she has the diamond pair on both sides of her family tree. Has '019' down the line, too! I have never seen so many great names on one piece of paper. Thought I would just show you guys this hen...
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