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  1. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I am looking for a pair of crested medium faced Helmets in blue. I have a pair of reds and would like a nice pair in another color. Prefer to buy locally or within 250 miles of my home as I would like to visit your loft and see birds before I buy. You can email me or call at 602-739-6171. I...
  2. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Wanted to share a picture of one healthy little guy. The picture shows exactly what healthy droppings should look like.
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    For your information. There are many good websires, of which this is just one, http://www.pigeonworld.org/Pigeon%20Heath.htm
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    i have everything needed to start competing except for one thing a clock.i have a dry loft good healthy birds and all other things. If anyone knows were i can get a manual clock thats not from ebay please tell me.iF ANYONE WOULD LIKE to donate a unused clock please do so would greatly...
  5. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi, i have to new pigeons and i have seperated them from the other pigeons. There in kinda a small place, but big enough to jump and walk around. I'm planning to move them in the bigger house soon. Can they breed and will their eggs be able to survive? Please Help!! Thanks!! pigeonkeeper
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    hi sunday i saved a young pigeon not a baby praps a youth 7mnths or so. it was being attacked by another larger pigeon who i now realise has killed others i found on my balcony by taking their heads off. so the back of this poor soul is picked clean of feathers and skin right down to the final...
  7. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I was wondering if anyone knows were I can bye some Baycox for coccidia? Ed
  8. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I have a bird that is strong on the wing I call him #10. He will fly with my other birds but after only 45-60 seconds he will land in a tree. I can flush him and he will fly to another tree. So far I have kept him out of tosses because I felt he is not ready. Am I babying this bird? I am...
  9. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi everyone, I was just reading and I quote " All grits dry out and should be moistened occasionally. When it is thus refreshed, the birds appear to relish it more.!" I have never done this before did i miss this little trick from years gone by ? I had always thought it would do more harm...
  10. Show Pigeons
    Hi George: OK, looks like they made it. This is two birds that look like Indigo to me. What do you think? Bill
  11. General Discussions
    Will they eat out of these: http://www.tractorsupply.com/wcsstore/ConsumerDirectStorefrontAssetStore/images/products/600/2167094.jpg I have a bunch of these that a guy who use to have lots of chickens and got out of them gave to me. Can pigeons eat out of these? I think they would reduce waste...
  12. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi all, I have a bird (originally rehab but she stayed because she was tame and bonded with another unreleasable bird here) who about a month ago was egg bound. Her initial symptoms were standing with a "hump" in her back and not eating much. On examination, an avian vet was able to palpate an...
  13. General Discussions
    Ok, its supposed to be a high of 47 and low of 30 tomorrow, one box going to tulsa, on to california. Is that ok to ship? Also, one bird has one leg, so i'm going to tape a nest in his portion of box. Is there anything else i need to know about shipping these birds? Preparing the boxes? What...
  14. Archive - Other Birds
    First, a happy family. Dad, Mom, and baby. Let's ALL incubate the (plastic) egg! :D And my boyfriend Squeak, showing how MUCH he really loves me Oh and Woo, sitting till doomsday on her infertile egg. This is actually immediately after I slipped another couple's newborn into her nest...
  15. General Discussions
    Hello, I'am going to start a dove release business and I was wondering if anyone had information on where I could get the equipment. Such as, release baskets and display cages. I found some pigeon sites, but nothing like what some of these release businesses have. Any information would be...
  16. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I have raced my first two races of old birds, some birds 1 year old, some late hatches,started with 17 ended with 5. the first race only one bird came home at 6:02 in the afternoon two the next day, the next week end not much better. why would you think my birds fly so slow? I took them on a...
  17. General Discussions
    I have white homers. Since last spring '07, there have been NO squabs survive past pin feather stage???? Pigeons are fed "Go-Get-Um" Racing Pigeon Blend, and fresh H2O daily. the adults all appear healthy and pretty. Background, had a flock of 28 and never a problem with population - until...
  18. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have the chance to give some pigeons that had PMV but are now recovered. I know this subject has been dicussed before here but cannot find what was said. Could someone point me in the right direction to that discussion or just tell me if it is safe for healthy birds to be with these birds...
  19. General Discussions
    this has been beaten over and over again, but i have another question in regards to feed. i have homers, no competition just loft flying. i, like many others here, have always been interested in giving my birds what they need nutritionally, but would love to do so as economically as possible...
  20. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Dear pigeon carers. This is my first posting, and I'm glad to be part of this community. * Four weeks ago I took into my care, a feral pigeon who had since developed very clear signs of PARAMYXO virus. * This female bird appears to be making a slow and steady recovery, but requires daily...
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