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  1. General Discussions
    I wasn't sure what topics to put this in, but my two young pigeons that hatched in June aren't realising there are nesting boxes to sleep in. I raised them inside as their mum died a few days after hatching, other than that they've had days spent outside. They've never been left in there...
  2. Loft Designs
    Hi all and Hola from Baja Mexico The new loft is coming along and just want an input on nesting box size. We have whites and I think this time I want to make the boxes smaller. I think 16 w x 12 d x 14 h in that way I can use 1 x 12 and get a way from plywood. I think that will give me room...
  3. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    First off let me say as a newly registered member as of yesterday, this site is a life saver for those of us who are new to being pigeon parents. I have recently become the proud owner of 13 pigeons and have a few questions for all you pros out there. First question is Is there a problem with...
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I was wondering what are the measurements of a nesting box for a pair of homers. I was thinking like 12'' high X 12'' deep X 12'' wide. I have seen online where it says they need to be 12'' high X 15'' deep X 24'' wide. What is the minimal amount of space I can get away with? Not trying to...
  5. General Discussions
    I am looking for suggestions on how to make or where to find homemade nesting boxes for pijis.My kids are indoor caged birds,and need a place to lay their eggs.I want something simple,and something they will use comfortably. *also what is a good liner(nesting material) to put on the box...
  6. General Discussions
    What is the best dimensions for a nesting box. i'm building a new loft and i want nesting boxes that are comfortable for my birds.
  7. Loft Designs
    Here is a pigeon aviary that I am building. These are the nesting boxes that I built. I have not yet put the perches on the little holes yet. I think each compartment is 12"x12"x12". Sorry pictures got deleted they are in my profile under abulms.
  8. Loft Designs
    Hi guys, well i'm getting some fancy birds that will go along with my current breeders. I have a small breeding loft but i wish to make a new one. How do these dimensions sound? 5 foot high, 6 foot long, and 3 foot wide. Or it can be 5 foot high, 7 foot long, and 3 foot wide. Does anyone have...
  9. General Discussions
    Since Brad requested I put all my questions in one place at one time I'm posting them all here. What proximaty do pigeons have to be to one another to catch things from one another? How close to the floor should a nesting box be? Can you transfer illness to your pigeons after being at someone...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Came home from work and checked on my birds (as usual), One of my hens was on the floor of the loft with wings spread trying to get away from another bird that was walking all over her. (Everybody has been fine, no problems other than some aggresive cocks - but nothing major). She can't seem to...
  11. Loft Designs
    Hi, quick question, I want to build a small loft beside my house. I want it to hold 6 - 8 homers. I plan to have it in a rectangle shape, nest boxes on either end of the loft and access doors on the front. Rectangle shape would face you, with the small ends at left and right sides. 1. What is...
  12. General Discussions
    when i feed my birds, do i leave food for them all day long or only give them what they would eat all at once, once a day?
  13. General Discussions
    i just built a set of 12 nesting boxes for my homers. i have one pair sitting on eggs before i put the boxes in there. would it be ok to transfer the eggs to a box or will they leave them after that?
  14. Loft Designs
    So i have my 2 pigeons in the aviary now. I initially made up some cardboard boxes as temporary nesting boxes for them, but they have warped and need proper ones now.. I bought some plastic boxes as new temporary boxes until i can get around to making wooden ones... The problem is, they pooed...
  15. General Discussions
    i got two pairs from a local flyier and two months later only one pair laid ..only one egg.... the other pair still has not laid but have paired up ... it has been about a week now and the other egg has not been laid and i dont expect it to be ... anyone has any explanations?? ..suggestions...
  16. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    i have a few birds that i would like to pair together. until now all my birds have been free in the loft and its anyone's guess where the eggs come from as far as the males. if i put a pair together in a breeding box, how long do i need to wait until i know the eggs produced are from that male...
  17. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    this is part two from yesterday's mess. the birds i need to get back in are perched on my house, not showing any interest in going back in the loft. they have to be hungry by now, not sure what to do. i've shaken the feed can etc.... also, these babies that got abandoned, is it possible to...
  18. General Discussions
    Okay guys I have more questions. In our loft we have 32 nesting boxes then other perch areas. Most our pigeons are sitting in them seperate. How do you incourage them to pair up? There are even some nesting boxes that are empty and the birds are perching else were alone.:confused:
  19. Archive - General Discussion
    I'll be getting my first 2 pigeons next week, and although I've read a ton there's some things that I'm getting very confused about and I thought you experienced pigeon parents would be able to help. First of all, what do I need to have on hand when they get here? Where do I buy pigeon feed...
  20. Loft Designs
    Here are some pictures of a pigeon loft I designed on a program called SketchUp. In the picture it shows the loft that will be in side of an avairy that is 4 feet wide, 4 feet long, 6 feet tall not including the roof. The little loft is 2 feet long, and 4 feet wide. Inside it hase eight nesting...
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