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  1. General Discussions
    I just got a pigeon, and it's been six day since she came in to my home. Since she had been mistreated before I am giving her space but recently I noticed something is wrong. 1. She is sneezing here and there. Not too much, so I thought it was okay. 2. She is all fluffed up in a corner, doesn't...
  2. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    So I got a rescue pigeon about 3 weeks ago now and I have no idea what I'm doing. Originally, I was scared to interact with her because I'd read that it would destroy her trust in me forever. I'm still scared of this. Recently I've been trying to handle her more just to try and show that I'm...
  3. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I've just adopted my first 4 birds, and brought them home to a new loft about a week ago. They're Capuchins, two males, one a little bigger than the other, and two nearly identical females, all 1-2 years old. The breeder thought the smaller male and one of the females had started pairing up on...
  4. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I adopted a lone younger (maybe 1 month old) male pigeon, and hes still adjusting into his new cage until I will let him free roam in my apartment. He seems to be comfortable and not too nervous, since he preen and rests with no worries. He even let me touch and handle him without being scared...
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  6. General Discussions
    So recently I bought a few fancy feather footed pigeons... at least that's what I heard. They have feathered feet and epic fan looking tails, so yeah I'm brand new to this pigeon parent thing. I do raise poultry so I'm not new to birds but I've never had a pigeon before, should have seen my...
  7. General Discussions
    Hey so I just found this guy he can fly for a foot or two and he can flap his wings but he can’t fly like take flight if that makes sense? I’m new to birds so I don’t know what to call it. But yeah so I think his wings were clipped and he was someones pet maybe got released I’m not sure. He goes...
  8. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I know pigeons should be in pairs to be happy but I don't want babies and I wanna know if two males or females will get along fine without any problems. If I get two females what do I do with the eggs? Will they lose trust if I take their eggs?
  9. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I will be getting my first pigeons tomorrow. I have a coworker who is very into racing pigeons, and I confess to long being curious about them, but have never had an opportunity to own a pigeon to this point. It seems an associate of my co-worker had 7 West of England Tumblers that they no...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone ! Yesterday, I found a sick feral pigeon on a street close to my home, he was just there on the sidewalk, he could not move and looked super tired and poop everywhere! There are a lot of stray cats in the area so i decided to take him. I took him to the first vet who told me that...
  11. General Discussions
    Hi I bought 2 new pair of pigeon, The one I bought week before I want to know the breed and care to be done as they laid 2 eggs and sitting on them from last 3 days The other one I bought yesterday I want to know the breed and habits of the pigeon, it make different sound of coo (pe pe...
  12. General Discussions
    Dear all, I am a new owner and want to know about the breed of the pigeon. And at what interval food and water needs to be given.
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I Found two BABY PIGEONS i Guess about 8 DAYS old (just a Guess) on a BRIDGE, about 40 DAYS AGO i have researched and Found that both of them should be Full Grown but are not and still have balds spots? i am worried could be sick? i started them on formula when i Found them (the KAYTEE exact...
  14. General Discussions
    So I'm just getting into pigeon keeping and I have a bunch of questions. I figured maybe it would be best to post one thread here rather than like five or six in the seperate forums. First, I rescued a pigeon from my work. It was trying to drink water from a small puddle on the floor and didn't...
  15. General Discussions
    ...My "Giovanni", my new pigeon, is here with me since 4 days ago, he is probably still stressed; he is 3 years old but he had an accident when he was 6 months old and he cannot fly that much, that's why he lives in a cage in my apartment. He will have a new cage (now he has a kind of rabbits'...
  16. General Discussions
    Hi guys the title pretty much explains it I got some new pigeons and is like to know there breed bye the way the white female hass two eggs:).
  17. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    *This is about a rescued pigeon, and I would deeply appreciate help* Hello, This is my first post, and I'm not too familiar with pigeons. Yesterday on my way into my house I noticed a pigeon sitting next to my stairwell. I live in a residential area, and it was a particularly windy day, so it...
  18. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello! I'm thinking about making my own small pigeon loft, and I only want to keep a few pigeons, solely as pets. What is the minimum amount I can keep outside in a loft? Take in mind that I live outside of Chicago and the winters get pretty cold. Also, how big should the loft be to accommodate...
  19. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    My neighbors evicted two naked baby birds from their attic. They asked me if I wanted to care for them. I couldn't resist. I sent their pictures to California Department of Wildlife. They identified my babies as rock doves. I grew up with baby sparrows, robins, mocking birds. So I had an...
  20. Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone! My pigeon I found ended up having PMV and died D: I was so upset and heartbroken my mom bought me a Satinette, a handsome little boy. He's warming up nicely, likes to sit on our hands and shoulders but, how do I train him to come to me with out me having to pick him up? :) As...
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