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  1. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    Hi there! I'm looking at getting my first pair of pigeons to keep as pets. I'm located in Hamilton, Ontario and I'm looking for leads for breeders within a reasonable road-trip distance and possibly some advice on what breed to keep? I've got a permanent loft set up and I'm just waiting on...
  2. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello, I was wondering whether melted cheese, specifically nacho cheese, is bad for pigeons? I left my nachos unattended for a minute and saw my pet pigeon, Nimbus, eating some cheese. After that, he wouldn't stop trying to get on my plate and eat the cheese. So yeah, how bad is it for him?
  3. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I have two Indian Fantail pigeons as pets. One male, one female. About 4 days ago she laid two eggs and they've been sitting on them since. I've been trying to read up but it seems impossible to find articles on PET pigeons. What can I expect when the eggs hatch? Do the baby pigeons try to walk...
  4. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I have two, one month old Classic Oriental Frills and they're pretty terrified of me right now. They're letting me get closer to them without running, but they're definitely not friendly yet. I've only had them for two days and they were shipped to me. They're also not eating or drinking on...
  5. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    My husband and I love pigeons and we really want to get 2. We live in an apartment so they will need to be indoors. Also we were wondering if it is possible to get a male and a female and how to go about it, without having lots of baby pigeons. Is this possible? I thought, getting a double...
  6. General Discussions
    Hi. Does anyone know if you can contract PMV while vaccinating your pigeons. I was helping my husband vaccinate our pigeons for PMV as we have had a few die of the disease. First we thought it was respiratory disease and put them on antibiotics doxycycline, with no improvement. So with some...
  7. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi all! After several years of being bird-less I finally think I'm ready to get pet birds again. I'm thinking about a pair of doves or pigeons because I live in an apartment complex with thin walls and don't want screaming parrots upsetting my neighbors. This would be the cage I'd be getting...
  8. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    We recently put our two pet pigeons together. Our first bird, Stevie (a white homer) is bullying our second bird Avery (some kind of fancy pigeon). Stevie pecks Avery when he tries to eat. This has been going on for about five days now and seems to be getting worse. I can separate them but I got...
  9. General Discussions
    check out this video!!!! Is there anywhere I can get a pair of these beautiful birds????? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TX9SKiuHYMs
  10. General Discussions
    Hi everyone, This is my first time posting, but I have looked around here quite a bit for a few moths. I am very excited be a new-be to the pigeon world. These pigeons have spent two nights and three days with me. I NEED HELP, encouragement, insight... Like I said, I have read around here a...
  11. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello all! My husband and I have been waiting and scheming to get a companion bird for a long time and a pigeon seems like the perfect option for us. But, while I have some experience with parrots, I've never even met someone with a pigeon. Total beginner here! What I'd like to know is if...
  12. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi Everybody. Some time back one of our pairs abandoned their chick at about two weeks in age. Not wanting to see a chick die needlessly, my wife and I began hand feeding and raising the chick. To our credit (the the chick's, of course), he is now quite healthy and is about 5 months old. We...
  13. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    i have bought 2 pigeons on 11th october 2011 and i keep in large aviary till now with wings has been trimed off....and my question is if it flys it will return to me....... the two pigeons are pair and laid eggs on 2nd december and i think it crossed 2 years of age HELP...
  14. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Anyone in Sacramento area have pet pigeons for a live news shot? Right before Christmas, they did a live shot of a pet pigeon that sat on the family's pit bull's head. It took several hours before the pij did it, they kept going back to it for a few hours of the news cast until in the end, the...
  15. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    ADOPT ME! --Buffalo/Niagara Falls NY-- looking for good home Three beautiful, healthy and happy pigeons in the Buffalo/Niagara Falls, NY area are looking for good homes. Can you help or do you know of anyone who might be interested? I rehabbed three feral pigeons (one boy, two girls) who...
  16. Archive - Other Birds
    I turned over two pigeons to a rehabber and they got loose last week. This is in woodbury area of Nassau County, New York. These birds are extremely tame and most likely would go to whomever would feed them. Wild Thing( female graybar) and Fidel Castro(Female checker) both have bright green leg...
  17. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi Everyone, I have hand raised "One Eye Jack" since he was approximately 3 days old. He is unreleasable and is a house/pet pigeon. Jack is now approx. 6 months old, has thrived. He is very healthy/happy and completely spoiled in every way. Jack lives "The Good Life". He has never been...
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