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  1. 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...
  2. General Discussions
    I can understand why heavy breeds, or fancy breeds with extra feathering and strange shaped bodies can't fly much...... BUT..... How come some normal shaped light breeds seem to only want to fly to get from A to B, many don't even seem to want to leave the coop / loft.. and will fly straight...
  3. Training and Behavior
    I'm really glad I got into the hobby and incredibly thankful to find this forum. I've read lots of great threads and gotten great responses and can't thank you all enough. Breakdown: I got 2 Gaditanos on Christmas day, picked up 6 more homers last week (one has a funny frill on his head that...
  4. General Discussions
    I have some question for experts- 1. What is the basic colour of Archangel? 2. How to change the colour of Archangel using mix breed? Advice comments please...
  5. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I recently bought this pair at a swap meet. Not sure what they are, homer cross, perhaps? Was going to post this in breed id section, but I wasn't allowed.
  6. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I'd like to move some pigeons from one place to another. There are already a few pigeons living in the 'to' location. They are a mated pair and a squab with his/her feathers coming in nicely and just starting to peck at the ground sometimes. Is it not good to introduce new pigeons before this...
  7. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Which food/grit? I cannot find red grit anywhere here within 1 1/2 hours of keyser, wv and I'd really like to be able to feed my pigeon food that I can get at a store here. We have no petsmart or petco and the only feed store is southern states which does not have dove/pigeon food or the red...
  8. Performing Breeds
    Anybody here who is willing to share their knowledge when it comes to feeding tipplers? Whats a good flying / training mix. What are those seeds that they say, oily seeds? Are those millets? milo? canary seeds? What grains/seeds makes a bird healthy but they dont gain weight? TIA!
  9. General Discussions
    Hello, I bought this beautiful pair yesterday. They are a cross between mostly or almost all frill back, and then king pigeon. I 've never had a frillback so I have absolutely no clue about breeding, or anything. They are in a sort of small cage that I have darkened and put a pot for a nest with...
  10. Archive - Other Birds
    I went to the Salisbury bantam show..i came back with this pair. it was 10$ each so not bad... there was alot of Bantam for sale ...and some pigeons. the blackest one is a hen and the other one is a cock...suppose to be;) i'm ganna keep these two separates from my other swift, i don't want...
  11. General Discussions
    Here are some pictures of my cross pigeons. Her father is a mookie, Her mother is Homer/Roller. She is a really great quick flyer, She flew about thirty miles from a place she did not know, and came home. She likes to drop down towards my loft form high hieghts. I was supprised that a young...
  12. General Discussions
    I have access to barley,white millet,wheat,corn,popcorn,black rape,lim seed,canary mix,sunflower seed,jap millet,oat seed.what mix can i make for my pigeons with them?what rations do i mix together?i seek a breeding,molting and sprinting mix
  13. General Discussions
    Hey I was just wondering, but does anyone here cross breed their pigeons for fun? and if they do, could yall post some pics of the outcome and what breeds they are mixed with? Thanks :)
  14. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    if i mix breed both with the yound have the homer nose piece or the roller nose piece ? because i want roller with homer nose piece
  15. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I just wanted to know the right pigeon mix and the percentage of the proper mix of the seed for the racers and breeders, then how many times should I feed the racers and the breeders in a day? Especially the breeders feeding and raising their young from the first day til weaning.. And for the...
  16. General Discussions
    Hello I bought a huge bag of premium pigeon food for my crippled ferals (all two of them),,,they leave most of it behind, they pick out the corn and the smaller peas but wont eat the other stuff, which I assume is wheat? and leave most peas too....makes a huge mess and waste. when I first got...
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