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  1. Performing Breeds
    I have an open loft with 3 hens and 3 cocks. Previouasly, I had 3 hens and a cock and I just bought 2 new cocks. In the open loft, can they make pairs on their own? Or is there something that I need to do to encourage them?
  2. General Discussions
    Hi all, I raised up a male pigeon which is now turning 9 months old. He’s been on heat for couple of months and now getting more and more aggressive as time goes. I recently bought a 1-year old hen and been locking her up in a cage. I tried to put them together but the cock gets really excited...
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Im having issues with my birds not wanting to pair up. I have a few "pairs" that arent paired up. Is there any way i can encourage them to pair up? \They have enough nest boxes available. Ive had them together since last summer. I live in north carolina so its not really cold. Are they just not...
  4. General Discussions
    Hi! I have a pet pigeon that lives outside. I had originally hoped he/she would find a wild pigeon to befriend but it seems I've only got doves in my area. I would like to adopt a friend for him/her but I have no idea if my pigeon is male or female. Does it matter? Will male/male and...
  5. General Discussions
    Gideon with Gully but want to know is it normal for the male to be so violent? She actually goes into his cage but gets chased out again and he seems to attack her when ever they are close. The only time he doesn't is when she's on me and he dances on my head. Is it because I'm there? I'm...
  6. General Discussions
    Does anyone know what I'd get out of this pairing? From what I know the male is a ash red bar and the female is a blue check dilute. Also is this pairing sex-linked?
  7. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    So I am somewhat new to pigeons (I've had them a bit under a year), but not new to birds/poultry in general. However, I am totally captivated both by the pigeon themselves and by the complicated, engrossing subject of pigeon genetics! I have a small group of rollers and I was wondering if I...
  8. General Discussions
    Hi, Before I say anything, I just want to tell anyone who is reading this that I really appreciate anyone's advice, because I am a newbie to doves. I've had pigeons/doves for over a year now but I made it on pure luck.;):D;) Anyways, I am getting a mate for my beloved dove Steven (female- I...
  9. General Discussions
    Hi Everyone. I have an unpaired set of a male and a female pigeon and have been trying to pair them up for a while. So today the female was trying to draw food from the male's beak. She was successful a few times. But the male did not seem very willing. Anyways, That's called Billing, right? Is...
  10. General Discussions
    Hi everybody, When two pigeons are pairing off originally, does the courtship display conclude with copulation, or does the first copulation happen after another ritual once the pair have been bonded as a result of the original courtship? I would appreciate any insight and I hope this makes...
  11. General Discussions
    Is Young Pigeon(Chicks/Not-Adult) make pairs with their opposite sex, Thanks
  12. General Discussions
    I have a couple of unmated fantail hens that I would hope to pair up. I have little experience with this breed and would like to know if I can pair them individually with a male and keep a pair of them in a spacious cage. :confused:
  13. General Discussions
    Hi everyone I've been unsuccessfully trying to pair up two pigeons.I am sure they are cock and hen as they had other pair earlier.The cock seems to be very aggressive.Every time I put them in the same cage the cock pecks the hen a lot and wounds her head :(.So far I have tried twice to pair up...
  14. General Discussions
    i got 5 pairs of pigeon but how can pair them to breed and lay eggs help:eek: oh and thanks to who answers:D
  15. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    New egg 2 days after pairing I have a young hen that laid her first egg after only being paired for 2 days. Previously she had been in the hens section and had maybe paired off with another hen. Is it likely that the egg will be infertile and is a result of the cycle started by pairing with...
  16. General Discussions
    I have a solo rescued wild pigeon who is completely blind in one eye and who could not fly when I found him, but can now. He is in an outdoor coop and I plan to finish a large aviary tomorrow for him. I have had him for 2 years now, but have always thought he would like company, yet do not want...
  17. General Discussions
    Hello... I have a tippler hen which when paired with this particular cock who is very sexually active, lays eggs very soon after the hatchlings from her previous clutch is only 15 days old. Normally my other pairs lay eggs after about 45 days of their eggs hatching but that particular hen paired...
  18. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Who's pairing flyers with flyers? Thoughts? Results? Everyone seems caught up in name brand birds, "families" imports, etc etc
  19. General Discussions
    Hello everyone I was wondering can a cock pair up with two hens??
  20. General Discussions
    Hi I'm very new to this and need advice on pairing up birds I understand the locking them In together for 10-14days but what about exercise is this a no no? And feeding as well if someone can point me in the direction of a detailed thread or post a good description would be really helpful...
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