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  1. Training and Behavior
    Hello! I am not currently a pidge mom (though it's in the works), and I'm wondering if anyone knows of any training or tricks to help pigeons/doves bond with their person. I'm also meaning general training - can you train them to step up or step down from your hand on command? Can you train them...
  2. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    Would like to find a female companion pigeon for Lucy, an adult female blue checked girl. She seems to really miss her flock. She is still afraid of us after three weeks.
  3. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I have a male ringneck dove rescue (age unknown) I've had for several years. His mate passed away back in December from reproductive issues (didn't know that when I got her) Despite my best efforts, I lost her around Christmas. I have finally found a potential new mate for him, except the...
  4. General Discussions
    My white dove Pearl is 16 years old! When I was about 9, he was a Christmas gift to me (already at least a year old), and ever since then we have been inseparable. Because I was so young and my mother had previous biases against it, Pearl never had a mate or company. My mother had a dove...
  5. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello! New to the forums. I have 5 King Pigeons, 2 males and 3 females. My birds were given to me by a friend for an FFA project. Unfortunately, they do no let me get near them. My question is, when an egg hatches, what do I need to do inorder for the squab to get used to me. I want to be able...
  6. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    My rodo is not caged, and flies from point to point in a room. She is lonely. Any handicap welcome, except flightlessness.
  7. General Discussions
    Hi, I'm new to this forum and I would appreciate any advice given from anybody who has had any experience of diamond doves. I have kept a pair of hen doves in a cage indoors for about three years. They have always been very close. A couple of days ago, one of the doves died unexpectantly...
  8. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    Ok so I posted a thread a few days, here is the link: http://www.pigeons.biz/forums/f5/lonely-bachelor-61366.html I am trying to find a companion for my outdoor, rescued feral pigeon who I believe to be a male (95% sure). He is visually impaired so partially blind to some extent, and he cannot...
  9. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I am new to the pigeon word and am looking for the right breed for me. I am looking for a breed that is calm, intelligent, fun, and overall would make a good companion. Does anyone have any suggestions?
  10. General Discussions
    Most of you know that we lost one of our young Chinese owls a week ago. We still don't know what killed "Chong" but since then his/her sibling "Cheech" has lost his only companion. We have 2 breeding pair, Owls and Horsemen thief pouters. The horsemen have 2 pair of siblings that are always...
  11. General Discussions
    Hi everyone, it's been ages since I was here last but remembered you gave me some great advice when i needed it. I am not an expert on pigeons so please help me!! I found an injured pigeon (Daisy) 6 years ago and has given another (Pidge) by my vet 5 years ago. They have been living happily...
  12. General Discussions
    As a few of you may know i have been hand rearing a collared dove, hes now fully weaned (and has been for a while), happy and healthy..... BUT.... I will be going back to college in 2 weeks, and i worry he will be lonely by himself as i will be out for most of the day so thought he may benefit...
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