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  1. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I am thinking of a planting something new and wish to know of plants that are best for pigeons to forage from? As a bonus, since I also see them, are there any that double as foods for wrens and sparrows?
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Continuing this discussion: https://www.pigeons.biz/forums/f23/my-balcony-pigeons-119538.html Long story short: He doesn't move very much. Doesn't get to eat often since his bigger sister proactively intercepts parents and eats all the food. I caught him sneezing a couple of times. This is what...
  3. General Discussions
    Hi guys. My baby pigeon is 8 days old today and I’m just wondering, when should I start thickening up for formula I’m feeding it? (I’m using Kaytee exact hand feeding formula). I’ve still been making it pretty watery but not sure if it should be thicker yet. I’ve been using 1 teaspoon of the...
  4. General Discussions
    Hi guys so my last thread was about how I thought my pigeon had slow crop, well come to find out it wasn’t food at all, it was just air. I took him to the vets and they got it out for me and told me how to massage it out. Well I fed him and the air came back and I cannot get it out at all by...
  5. General Discussions
    We're going on vacation and my neighbor is going to feed my son's pigeons. He has about 30 pigeons. How much food should they be given? My son just showed my how much he said he feeds them daily. He filled a container to about 3 quarts and said that's what he feeds them daily (half the container...
  6. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I'm thinking about adding some dried bulk ingredients (eg from a grocery store) to a regular seed mix. Inspired by a review on the Hagen Pigeon & Dove Seed on Amazon "...take this feed and add (from the grocery store) barley, quinoa, split peas, lentils and other small dry items. I also add...
  7. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I saw someone online say that pigeons can't digest "leaf, stem, root, tuber, vegetable flesh, or fruit" (essentially all vegetables) and I've tried googling this to find out more about it but I can't find anything. I feed my pet pigeon chopped vegetables every three days in addition to her...
  8. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello, I was wondering whether melted cheese, specifically nacho cheese, is bad for pigeons? I left my nachos unattended for a minute and saw my pet pigeon, Nimbus, eating some cheese. After that, he wouldn't stop trying to get on my plate and eat the cheese. So yeah, how bad is it for him?
  9. Small Talk
    I found this article on 'quora' and thought others might be interested. I represent it in unadulterated form Venkat Ram, Ex.International Banker (1965-present) Answered Aug 24, 2018 · Author has 510 answers and 81.6k answer views Originally Answered: Why do people feed birds? Why do people...
  10. General Discussions
    Can anyone answer my questions? What are the best grains to feed to Donek Pigeons? Can a satinette pigeon be used as a dropper? Do brunner pouter or rollers pigeons require any special care? Thankyou _________ shljk
  11. General Discussions
    Recently I rescued pigeon near my home. It was fallen to water pit and surrounded by crows. He was very weak then. I took it home and put into cage to protect from cats. Now he is little OK. I have a doubt regarding how to feed them. I put seeds in his cage all the time. In the morning I put...
  12. General Discussions
    Hi, About a year ago I rescued what I think is a Cumulet. He had a puncture wound in his wing. The wing has gone from hanging and little movement to being unnoticeable and having full movement. The pigeon is large and white with textured feathers around its neck. He likes to interact with...
  13. General Discussions
    I have a small flock of 4 birds. What are some other treats i can give them? I've done my research but Please let me know if there are any items i should not give them off the list, pointers or ideas.. I GIVE ALL IN MODERATION: 1. Peanuts 2. Black oil sunflower seeds 3. various greens (...
  14. General Discussions
    Just giving heads up that there's a Polish feed at the https://www.google.com/maps/place/73-15+Grand+Ave,+Flushing,+NY+11378/@40.729983,-73.8917397,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89c25ef7d0681a13:0xb5dc4e119cb908fc!8m2!3d40.729983!4d-73.889551 store. Feed is top quality.
  15. General Discussions
    My daughter found a very young pigeon yesterday (no yellow feathers, but still being fed we think). Vet says it just needs to gain weight. We tried our usual rescue baby pigeon formula on it (budgie seeds, scrambled egg, some food yeast). We hand fed and it ate ravenously but this morning its...
  16. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello, my name is Mateo, and I'm new on this forum. I just want to say this community is great, i read almost everything here, and you guys are the reason my chick is still alive. Thank you very much for that. In short, a week ago I found a baby pigeon, it fell out of the nest and i couldn't...
  17. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi all, My vet has confirmed that a pigeon (named Greybird) who I was rehabbing after a bad wing break has now fully regained his flying ability and is ready for release (he has full vertical take-off capabilities, was able to do a good job flying up to the top of the door and window frames to...
  18. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi all, I'm rehabbing a bird (Greybird) who suffered pretty severe breaks to both wings but is healing in such a way that he may be releasable. On the advice of my vet (who has a lot of experience with pigeon rehab) I kept him in a dog kennel (about 3 feet by 2 feet by 2 feet; lxwxh) for 1 week...
  19. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hallo! Just wondering if these are ok for Ringneck Doves? I will also be purchasing Kaytee's Supreme Dove and Pigeon Mix: Pellets: https://www.amazon.com/ZuPreem-Natural-Added-Vitamins-Minerals/dp/B001LK3E1U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1494962980&sr=8-1&keywords=small%2Bbird%2Bpellets&th=1 Seed...
  20. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi folks! I have two female ringneck doves. They live in a large flight cage and eat Harrison's Adult Lifetime Fine pellets. Some spilling of pellets is obviously to be expected, but one of them is particularly messy when eating and a LOT of food ends up on the floor beneath the cage...
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