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  1. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    Help! Cat Lady Minding a Wood Pigeon Hello! Sorry in advance if I am doing something wrong I know NOTHING about pigeons (or birds, really)! I spotted a wood pigeon bumbling about on the road of my apartment complex the day before yesterday. He didn't look able to fly so I went back down with...
  2. General Discussions
    We need more signatures. Please sign & pass this on. Thanks! https://www.thepetitionsite.com/646/078/731/demand-an-end-to-the-law-against-caring-for-pigeons-as-part-of-our-wildlife-now/ Here we go again. The fight for these awesome birds...
  3. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hey there! I'm new to the forum and to pigeons so ANY advice is helpful for me in this thread! I'm interning at a nature center that has tons of different animals but a few months back we received a non-releasable pigeon. I'm told that he was placed in with the song birds at first and swiftly...
  4. General Discussions
    Recently, my step dad came home with a pigeon who was hanging out at a local vitamin shop. We took him/her home, gave it food and water, then searched for his/her owner. After contacting the organization the tag was registered under and got their information, we sent the owners several messages...
  5. General Discussions
    I'm thinking about getting pigeons and I was wondering what would happen to then if I was away for a week. I'm planning on going on some week-long trips this summer and I was wondering if my pigeons would be fine with that or if they would have to be watched by someone. Thank you!
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    First of all, I apologize if the photos in this thread are huge. But this is what I had to deal with and I think its pretty noteworthy - especially since this is my first time and I know there is bound to be something else I can learn from this given the community I am currently in. :) I had...
  7. General Discussions
    A week and a half ago a pigeon flew into the yard and my husband saw how friendly it was. He noticed it had 2 tags on its legs but we couldn't get close enough to see the numbers. He named it Clarence and assume it's male. Clarence stays on the peek of the roof during the day and sleeps in the...
  8. General Discussions
    Hi Besides food, grit, fresh water and sunshine What else and how often do you give other treats/medications/preventives? Specifically: ACV once a week or more? for just one day then replace the water or for a few days in a row? How often do you worm them? Do you delice regularly or just...
  9. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    So I was riding home about a week ago, and what should I find in the middle of the road looking very stunned, but a squeaker (looked to be about 22 days old). After getting it off the road and having a look for a nest (none in sight) I took of my jumper wrapped him up comfortably and rode home...
  10. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    For lack of a better term, is it possible to "house break" or "potty train" a pet pigeon? Not completely or like a dog or cat, I don't mean that, but if I kept a pigeon as an indoor pet, allowing it to fly freely during the day, am I looking at a real mess to maintain or will it tend to say, go...
  11. Loft Designs
    Hi I've seen these kind of sleeping compartments/perches quite often. the image is just taken from google. Are these for separated sexes or is it suitable for mixed as well? If I was to have this kind of set up in a mixed sex loft would the paired birds try to squeeze in together into one...
  12. General Discussions
    I know all pigeons are terratorial regardless of sex, but I know people sometimes keep lofts of just hens or just cocks. Will the hens fight each other? I have a large rescue pigeon (mix breed) who from the round head and puffing and terretorial displaying everytime I put him back in the cot...
  13. General Discussions
    Hi I recently posted a thread asking people's opinions on what type of perches I should install. (for outside). This is kinda a continuation of my perch planning. So, one of my dogs has a strange affinity to pigeon poop -_- She eats it.................. Since the roof is a shared family...
  14. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi all, I just found and joined your forum in the hopes someone might be able to offer me some advice on an injured pigeon. A hawk dropped it in our backyard yesterday evening. One of its wings looked droopy so we put our kids sandbox cover against our back wall to give it some shelter for the...
  15. General Discussions
    hey guys I recently tought one of my breeding pairs to eat out of my hand will this slow or affect there breeding and egg laying in any way:o
  16. General Discussions
    Hi Folks, My wife and I have a 5 month old rescue pigeon, named Pidge. She has had a pretty rough start in life, but she is a survivor. She is doing great, but is still reliant on being tube fed several times a day. We do hand feed her seeds, and she pecks them all day long, but just doesn't...
  17. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi guys, this is my first post and a newbie to this hobby. I was just wondering if it is ok to give mineral water instead of regular tap to my homing pigeons. My pair of breeder recently hatched their egg and I'm thinking of mixing water with apple cider vinegar. Is that good for their young?
  18. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    On thursday of last week a pigeon [pictured] walked across the street to me and has been here ever since. At the time we met it was very adamant that it be with me that it nearly followed me into the house and to my backyard. It flew at me a few times and made me scream, I didn't know what it...
  19. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hey, I really want to get a pigeon but I dont know how much living space they need and what kind of bird seed to feed them, I am completely lost.
  20. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello to all pigeon lovers! I am just a newbie pigeon pet taker for about 6 months now. I have racing and fancy pigeons for a total of 16 pigeons. I live in the Philippines. I would like to share my 6 months experience of taking care of pigeons. STRICT HYGIENE MAINTENANCE OF YOUR LOFT IS A...
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