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  1. General Discussions
    Can a 2-week old pigeon be raised off a diet of peas, corn, and some pigeon seed mix? I read the crop should be emptied out before feeding again so how many hours in between each time? I also have chicken layer pellets... any other foods I can easily pop into his mouth for the nutrition he needs...
  2. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I live in Thailand. Two months ago I rescued injured baby dove from a parking lot. Its right wing was badly injured and the doctor couldn't save the wing. We decided to cut off the wing to save its life. The dove was closely cared for by exotic animal veterinarians. The best care I could give...
  3. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello there. The other day I've picked up a young collared dove. It is about 3-4 week old I suppose, totally fledged, but still having some yellow fluff, and even able to eat by itself. The thing is that the juvenile's sitting almost motionlessly all the time, only grooming its feathers...
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    We have been feeding two baby racing pigeons from day old chicks. They are just about four weeks old now and they are really gobbling up their formula, (Kaytee Exact hand Feeding formula). I think it is due time to mix some whole grains and grit to their diet. There is so much stuff listed in...
  5. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    OK, don't know if I'm worrying too much, or I'm dealing with an issue: Back story is: Harmony (Capuchine) and Cadence (Oriental Frill) mated and had eggs. Cadence was a bit calcium deficient when I got her, and there was a 4 day window between the first and second eggs being laid. She had also...
  6. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello, This is the first time I write on a forum so please forgive me If I make a mistake with the post title etc. My husband and I found a you pigeon in the floor wet and scared. He was about 18-19 days old... It's been three days and I have been trying to feed it according to all the things I...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    My grandson hatched today! And he is already peeping! But I am concerned about whether he is being fed adequately. The story goes like this... Two lovely pigeons I rescued fell madly in love with each other and decided to start a family before I could release them. They are young and...
  8. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I have found a 9-10 year old pigeon near our building. I have put it inside a box with some insulation and a hot water bottle, but I do not know what to feed it. Please help.I do not have access to any pet food or pet storeso it would be helpful if you could suggest alternatives.
  9. General Discussions
    Hello Everybody, one of the best Budapest short face breeder in the world Mike Seller just post some video where he share his secrets how to feed a baby budapest short face. It is very useful in any short face breed. Here the links: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDQvQqHAn88 and here...
  10. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, I'm Janie and I'm some what new to the pigeon world. I found a baby pigeon the day in downtown Houston, someone had moved him onto a stair case off the sidewalk. I went ahead and brought him home because of the closeness of the road(a busy one) and that the stair case he was on was next to...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Found baby feral pigeon 4/5 days ago; silent, unmoving, not walking etc. wouldn't open its mouth to eat, and petshop gave bad advice (feed it worms). Luckily I was directed to this website. The baby is still alive, squeaking, preening, eating and trying to walk. Age? It is overall grey fluffy...
  12. General Discussions
    i found a poor baby pigeon at the damn near my house it donst seem to be injured and i don't have the formulla for him so i'm giving him bread mushed down to a liquid i will be hopefully be getting formula for it tomorrow can anyone help ps. he looks like this...
  13. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Do most every one help feed the baby's in the nest? And why? In time with helping feed, would it change the parenting instinct in pigeons?
  14. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    One of my wife's colleagues picked up a baby feral pigeon, but was not willing to look after it. My wife, the Samaritan that she is, brought the baby home and that was the day my life changed. We started feeding the pigeon by forcing its beak open and squirting food into its beak. What a mess...
  15. General Discussions
    Hello, I ended up with a pile of short grain brown rice (raw) as my husband hates the stuff..AFTER I bought a big bag:rolleyes: Do pigeons like raw brown rice? can I mix it in ...is it ok for them to eat? thanks!
  16. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    my baby pigeon needs feeding but i dont know how to do it :confused: the mum pigeon has flown away so they cant regurtutate the food for him what can i do?
  17. Archive - Other Birds
    I have a pair that has hatched their first set of chicks. One has died alreeady, and this morning the other seems to have been left alone all night. Cold and weak. What do i do????
  18. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone! I'm new here & here is my problem. I have a baby pigeon about 5 days old i would say which is not enjoying Exact formula. I have to force him to open his beak sometimes (i use syringe with nipple on it but he won't suck the food in sometimes). He is begging for food though as soon...
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