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  1. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I am feeding my 10 day old (I think) baby the Exact Handfeeding Formula. I see recommendations here to feed them defrosted peas. What is the difference between these two? And with the formula, how do I know how thick to make it? Right now I am mixing it to the consistency of ketchup. But...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello everyone ! I'm Eva, I live in Prague, and last week we realised that the mama pigeon nesting in my courtyard hadn't come back to feed her babies at all ; my husband stood by the window to spy on the nest and no bird came to see the little ones. After 12h of no parent showing up to feed...
  3. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi Looking for advice about a fledgling pigeon I picked up last night in the garden. He looks just like an adult but smaller. He must have flown here with a flock but after all the pigeons left he was still here and sleeping on my garden path. I left him out until about 7.30pm and we managed...
  4. General Discussions
    Occasionally I need to hand-feed some of my pigeon's babies. I know that defrosted peas are good for weaning but I've always used the frozen sweet peas from the grocery store. I recently read that sweet peas are toxic to birds though. If they are toxic then which kind frozen peas should they be...
  5. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    So both of my two pigeons discard the large, beige peas that came in my high end pigeon mix from Jones seed company. I think they are maple peas? Are they being picky or is it possible the peas are too large. While I may be over-feeding them, I'm not sure if I cut back further on the amount of...
  6. General Discussions
    I threw some old pigeon poo and seeds from the floor in my loft into my vege garden for composting and peas have sprouted everywhere so wondered if I can feed the fresh peas in the pod to the pigeons? Anybody know if this will be ok for them?
  7. General Discussions
    I would like to know what dry seeds, peas, etc are good for my pigeons to eat. They all eat a basic dove mix - the only one available here, and its mostly millet, milo and cracked corn only. I would like to introduce them to larger foods. Its got to be stuff I can buy at the supermarket...
  8. General Discussions
    In reading online about nutrition and beans - I see that even dried peas and dried lentils have those "anti nutrients" and toxins. I understand that legumes are necessary for a complete protein along with grains. But if they are poisonous, how is it ok to feed them to our pigeons? If a bird...
  9. General Discussions
    I have tried to feed my pigeon peas but they keep getting stuck on the end of its beak. Does anyone have any suggestions?:confused:
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi all, i have a 3 week old rescued white fantail squeaker, he is gorgeous and we have imprinted on each other, i want him for a pet as i have 75 racers for the weddings etc business. my problem is that for a over a week now he has been fed peas which i had no problems with, i give him a drink...
  11. General Discussions
    I feed my pigeons a 'utility' seed mix (comes premixed) and the only thing they've been eating out of it lately is what I think is rapeseed or millet (little round red/brown seeds) they leave the peas and what looks like barley or wheat grass seed (white and elongated??) Does this indicate...
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