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  1. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I have 7 pairs in a breeding cage in my young bird section. They have young now in the nest. I want to move them into 2 other sections which has other pairs. Is it best to move them when they are sitting on the second round of eggs after I have moved their 1st round of young out?
  2. General Discussions
    I have a pair of homing pigeons that are sitting on eggs. I am having a large coop built & hoped it would be finished before they laid eggs - too late. Can you successfully move a pair of birds and the nest bowl w/eggs to a new coop & nest box? I really don't want to have to maintain this...
  3. General Discussions
    I have a mated pair, that were actually a surprise mating to me. The male is a Lavender Lahore, the female is a red checkered Racing Homer. Well it seems that they mated and I noticed the female, and later the male setting on the eggs (two of them). However, they ignored two open next boxes...
  4. General Discussions
    Hi, Just wondered if anyone can tell me how a pigeon can move an egg from one place to another. It's happened before but I never see it done. Today again, I found an egg on the other side of the 'loft' on a table totally the other side to where any nests are. On top of all that my birds are...
  5. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hello- I have two adult pigeons who have nested in a large potted plant on my balcony. (Also, I have two cats who LOVE watching the pigeons- thus the thread's title :) ) The eggs hatched and the babies are all ready to fly off. I just noticed that, at some point this week, they laid two new...
  6. General Discussions
    Good Evening, I have a pair of feral pigeons that have laid eggs on my balcony and I have decided to let them stay. The eggs are sitting close (within 6 inches) to an opening on the balcony—there is a gap of several inches between the balcony floor and concrete siding at this spot to allow for...
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