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  1. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I recently purchased two ringneck doves from a local pet store, i love them! They are very quite. I have a food and water dish in there for them, the pet store was feeding them parakeet food, i plan on switching them over do dove food gradually. However my problem is it dosnt seem like they are...
  2. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    How much seed should I feed my ringneck dove daily?
  3. General Discussions
    Hey! We are planning on getting squeakers in the spring and are super excited but Kaytee exact, while very good in reviews is pricy. Does anyone have a homemade formula for 10-30 day old pigeons, and good seed mixes for when they have to start moving gradually to seeds. Many people make their...
  4. General Discussions
    Hey, I'm new in the pigeon world ( well for 4 months that is.) and we already have a plan for hand raising our pigeons ( please do not try to argue with us about fatalities , etc.. I'm aware of the risks and this isn't the place . Message me if you must) however while I know a pigeons general...
  5. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello I have 2 quite young baby pigeons, their parents unfortunately died. What and how should I feed them? and how much and how often? thanks
  6. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello, I recently (a couple weeks ago) purchased two pigeons from a nearby breeder/veterinarian whose employee either didn't understand me or was 50% off on the gender (one is female), and the two have already mated and the hen has laid her two eggs in a makeshift nest that she made from a hand...
  7. General Discussions
    Hi guys. Some time ago, I saved two baby pigeons and took them in. I was supposed to realese them, but they became too attached, so I kept them as pets. I've done all in my power to give them a nice life, allthough it's hard to know what to do and what to don't, and pigeons is NOT a common pet...
  8. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I've been taking care of a feral for a while now, and although he eats a healthy amount of seeds (with unhulled sunflower seeds being his favorite), I've had no success with other foods. He's shown no interest at all in defrosted corn, dried apple, or banana. So what veggies and fruits should I...
  9. General Discussions
    Are you suppose to give pigeons grit? If so, what brand is the best? Does grit contain oyster shells too? And if not, should pigeons be given oyster shells?
  10. General Discussions
    Hi, I have two baby pigeons about 2 wks old on my balcony and both parents come feed them regularly. I noticed one is much smaller than the other; should I be concerned he's not getting enough food? (I attached a photo of them) Thanks!
  11. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hello Friends! I am not really new here, but the last time I logged on was when I was about 14 years old or so :D I need some advice about something that has been bothering me for quite a while. And then I suddenly remembered this forum, where you guys have always given me great advice before...
  12. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I recently found a baby pigeon on my attic.. What to do? Help.. It is 20 days old.. My friend from pet store told me to feed it peas and waterin eye dropper..I just want to know the amount of peas and water and when to feed it.And how to keep it warm?
  13. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    So I've got this new bird, Clarence. Love him, he's beautiful and though at the moment he's not at all tame he's actually okay with handling once I grab him, I feel like once he calms down he'll be an absolute doll. He had his first vet appointment since arriving in my household the other day...
  14. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    So both of my two pigeons discard the large, beige peas that came in my high end pigeon mix from Jones seed company. I think they are maple peas? Are they being picky or is it possible the peas are too large. While I may be over-feeding them, I'm not sure if I cut back further on the amount of...
  15. General Discussions
    hi everyone I was wondering whether anyone knew any good treats for my ringneck dove. any suggestions would be great. also anyone with the same question I hope you can find answers. so please this is not only for me, if you have any suggestions, any at all tell me please I would love the help.
  16. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Quick Newbie Questions Hello guys, I really like pigeons, I wasnt ready for one but my fiancee gave me a pair as a present for our anniversary last week and it was a really amazing surprise, I dont have much time but I had to prepare them a loft, I change their water and feed them twice a day...
  17. General Discussions
    So I keep tumbler pigeons round the back of my shed, I have a couple of questions because im only 12 and am new to pigeons, by the way I love them! Great animals!! Anyway so ive always wanted to be in some way creative so I decided im going to mix my own pigeon feed, I was wondering... Whats the...
  18. General Discussions
    what medications do you recommend I use to prevent parasitic growth?
  19. General Discussions
    Can or Do pigeons eat the seasonal Berries in the UK? Blackberry , Elderberry ? They grow in abundance here.
  20. General Discussions
    Hi I just got a pigeon and I am currently feeding him my chicken food. It has cracked corn and oats in it. He is only eating the corn. So I'm kinda worried about his diet and I have been looking at a lot of different websites and I can't find anything else to feed him please help. :eek:
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