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  1. General Discussions
    My hand raised pigeon, Noah, will not eat the larger seeds in his food mix, like the oats and died peas. He seems to only be eating the millet and other small seeds and occasionally I see him swallow bits of cracked corn. He tries to eat them but he just picks them up in his beak chomps on them...
  2. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hey, so I bought a pair of pigeons in June. They laid eggs sometime around September. Two babies were born and they grew up to be healthy. The parents laid again and the eggs hatched again. My problem is- Whenever I feed the pigeons, the father pigeon does not allow the first batch of babies to...
  3. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I found a month ago a baby dove (laughing dove) and i took care of it. i fed him baby food that my vet told me, and gradually made it more think and insert it some small grains like millets. he really grew up and he looks like an adult now, and flies great, but he is having trouble with picking...
  4. General Discussions
    I have a roller that I hand-reared from day 1 and now the roller is 32 days old and it STILL HAS NOT PECKED A SINGLE SEED. I have hand-raised one before but at about 3 weeks old, that bird started to peck seeds and by 28 days, I put him in with the other birds. I have tried my best to show the...
  5. General Discussions
    My dove has had no food for the past few days the shops have not been able to supply me any and i am woried any ideas for what I could give him from house food. Thanks for the help
  6. General Discussions
    I would like to know a list of specific foods that pigeons can't eat; Like fruits with pits, cooked seeds etc. Please don't say pigeon seeds, because i already feed birdie his pigeon seeds. If you can, please send me a detailed list of fruits and veggies they can't have. That would be sooooo...
  7. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi My pet pidge Billyjake has always eaten the smallest seeds available, I feed him a mixture of wild bird/budgie seed as the usual pigeon mixes contain lots of large food that he will not touch. I recently heard that throat restrictions or sores may cause a bird to insist on smaller seed, and...
  8. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I've tried to put sand in their nest bowl.. the reason, a fancier told me that it is good to use sand in their nest bowl, for their eggs will be secured and it can warm the eggs while on the sand.. But suddenly, I felt that they love to pick a lot of the sand.. Is there anything good about the...
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