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  1. General Discussions
    Hi everyone . If you love wild pigeones check the video that i made yesterday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFMrovUoGDQ
  2. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi everyone, I was hoping to seek your advice, please. I've befriended a feral flock of city pigeons who live in the roof next door to my rented apartment in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. These birds have been living in the roof next door for longer than I've lived...
  3. General Discussions
    I am originally from Pakistan and I did breed pigeons there. For years and years i have been feeding them bread , Wheat chapatis and they always been fine , they always bred fine successful breeding. No health issues. When I have moved to UK and gathered information of keeping pigeons, I have...
  4. General Discussions
    I work in downtown San Francisco and have been feeding pigeons for many years. There are flocks that sit and wait for me along the Embarcadero and Mission St. I will be moving out of State in August. I need some help with feeding these birds after I am gone. Please tell me if there are any...
  5. General Discussions
    Just a little piece of trivia I came across today, I knew that Nickola Tesla toward the end of his life about all he enjoyed doing was feeding the Pigeons in Central Park, I found out today it was the same for the great showman George M. Cohan. Any others you know of that ended up feeding the...
  6. General Discussions
    Hi , we have a rescue pigeon (soon to be three) which we've built a large cage for but it looks very bare for him and we'd like to plant some plants in the bottom for him to make it a bit more pleasant (not sure if he cares but if it were me I'd like a nice house!) I'm going to put some...
  7. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I have been sent a letter by Hammersmith and Fulham Council in London, UK that states that they have been told that I am feeding verminous birds and hanging out feeders that are attracting verminous birds. I have been asked to go in and meet with the council. I know what this meeting is going...
  8. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi All, I normally lurk and read posts but I had to register because I was really curious if anyone ever heard of an HOA that restricts bird feeding? I actually could not believe that someone would actually stop and think to put that in the rules. I am renting so we did not have the rules...
  9. General Discussions
    i have around 3 pairs of good looking pigeons i don't know their what kinds of pigeons they are , definitely not racing pigeons more like fancy pigeons, the question is that what time should i feed my pigeons and what , as i i've in Pakistan, much of the stuff that is being discussed here costs...
  10. General Discussions
    I was wondering, ever since I got my pigeons a few months ago I have left the feeder in my loft. I figured they can eat whats in it when they want. I feed them twice a day and on somedays I will notice there is some left in the morning still. Some people swear to only leave the feeder in for a...
  11. Archive - Other Birds
    ok so i was with my friend and we pegging me around down by the damn kinda near my house and i dieced to walk and i spotted a baby bird on the ground so i picked it up and brought it to my house i didnt know what kind of bird it was at first so i didnt know what to feed it so my friend said he...
  12. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    In case someone is interested, here is a link to a very informative article on proper feeding of pigeons during the various stages. Ie. moulting, breeding, racing. There are 3 more links in the article explaining in detail...
  13. General Discussions
    Ok, was feeding the pigeons today and a cop came up to me and said it was illegal to feed the pigeons, that he wouldnt hassle me about it, but others would. I mentioned that there were some citizens hassling me, and pointed to the building, and he said he knew all about them they have come to...
  14. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    what do ya'll feed your young birds? grains or pellets?
  15. Archive - General Discussion
    Hello, I am new to this site. I love ALL creatures. I have dogs and birds. I feed squirrels and birds (including pigeons) in my yard. I was HORRIFIED to see a story in today's NY Times (March 20) about an elderly man who was issued summonses by NYC for feeding pigeons in his own backyard!! Like...
  16. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Ok. We have a serius problem.. Me wife and me demolished our house and in the proces of tearing it down we found on the roof a broken nest with a baby pidgeon and an unhached egg Basicly we kept them warm. started to feed him with corn gruel and water mashed together (very soup-like) this is...
  17. News & Advocacy
    Interesting article in the NY Times about this guy who is being harrassed by the city of New York. I'd love to contact him and let him know he has my support. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/20/nyregion/20pigeons.html?ex=1206676800&en=baf9fbce3d984f74&ei=5070&emc=eta1
  18. General Discussions
    Had a really bad weekend,it started yesterday with the "pigeons are rats with wings "comment.Then today i was going to my great nieces birthday party and drove down the main street in the town i live.There are large department stores and i could see a pigeon hanging from the netting which they...
  19. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have had this King pigeon for 7 weeks now. Here is the thread about him http://www.pigeons.biz/forums/showthread.php?t=24204 Well, he is still not eating. I am hand feeding him twice a day and he gained about 80gr, he is where he should be 628gr. But he won't touch food. Today I let him go...
  20. Archive - General Discussion
    Can anyone identify the pigeon shown in this search? http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=tesla%27s+pigeon&gbv=2 The pigeon shown here is allegedly the one kept by Nikola Tesla, the famous early 20th century engineer who invented A/C electrical technology. At the end of his life he is said...
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