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  1. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I'm hand raising my first baby diamond dove, straight from the egg. I have grown tired od the pure negligence of the parents not taking care in any but one way of the babies they hatch. (The parents lay and hatch eggs only to not take care of them in the slightest and let them die. The most they...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a pair of fantail doves, and they are rearing a single chick. I have left them to it, not wanting to disturb them. But today I decided to clean out their nest box... and I picked up the chick.. and its very very underweight... its just bones and feathers!!!! Its over 4 week old now...
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I have two babies that are 3 weeks old now, I feed the adults Purina Pigeon Chow Checkers, yesterday evening the babies were real active in the nest as the adults were feeding & my wife tossed them a few pellets, they started pecking away & ate them. Is that ok? I wouldn't let her give them...
  4. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I found two pigeon eggs (Mother was killed) I brought the eggs home, put them in a makeshift nest and incubated them. It seems like they are about to hatch soon, I can hear little sounds coming from them. My questions are, what will I feed them if they hatch? And how will I go about it? Someone...
  5. General Discussions
    I moved this thread, as it was added to another thread pearlg Squab Join Date: Jun 2009 Posts: 2 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi.... I need some help but I do not know how to put out a message that everyone can see... Now I live...
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