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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello I am just writing as a few of the collared doves that visit my garden are showing signs of canker. They don't really drink at my garden just eat and fly away. I know from the past that by the time they are weak enough for me to catch they often die in my hands which is heart breaking...
  2. Training and Behavior
    I'm new to all this and can use some help. I have 12 white racing homers that I received a week ago. They seem comfortable in the loft and are about 60 - 65 days old. I tried to start trap training yesterday and could not catch any of the birds to put into the settling cage. They kept flying...
  3. General Discussions
    Hi all! I found your forum and hope you don't mind me posting to ask this question of you. I got so fed up today I got online and here I ended up. This is long, I apologize. I hope I don't ruffle any feathers with this question I'm about to ask. I might not be asking it right as I'm not sure...
  4. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    The man who runs the local MFA told me the other day that I could trap some pigeons that lived there. I know I cant fly the ones I catch, but what about the offspring? If given the chance will the offspring fly off as well?
  5. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I would like to become a beginner racer, which this would be my first year. My question is a complete noob question but how else can you learn? My question is: Can Feral Pigeons be Raced? So lets say a Pigeon (Common Blue Bar that you would find in San Francisco) has been staying around my...
  6. General Discussions
    Leg catching- Can't walk properly The bird is 3 weeks old, I've just noticed it today. When it walks its left leg gets caught and it can't move it all the way forward, when I look at it closely, it looks like the top leg joint catches on the most outer rib. I'm not too sure how to explain it, I...
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