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  1. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    So about 8 or 9 days ago my dad came home from a cycle and said there was a very distressed injured bird on the cycle path near our farm. We went over and got put the bird in a box and I took it back to mine, my best guess is it was a juvenile Woodpigeon, probably just left the nest, it seemed...
  2. General Discussions
    Apologies if I'm posting in the wrong area. I've found a pigeon with a suspected broken left wing and leg. It can't move but when gently touched, the right wing and leg are responsive. I'm based in London, England and I've called the RSPCA but they don't seem interested unfortunately...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I live in San Diego, CA. On Sunday 7/9/17 I found a pigeon in my backyard. There is a flock of pigeons that hangs out in my neighborhood so I'm sure "he" (for lack of a better term) came from that flock. This is a large wild pigeon. He looks like the one pictured below. His behavior so far...
  4. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi, i've had my 4 adult pigeons in their loft for at least a month or more. Also, i bought these pigeons while they were adults, not babies. I want to release them outside & let them fly & where they will come back to their loft. My friend said to tape or tie the 4 long feathers & have them eat...
  5. General Discussions
    I am looking to get some pigeons for my 5 year old son and I to work with. I guess this is a two part question. Which would be prefer for a family hobby rollers or racers? Also, we don;t have the funds to spend alot on the pigeons. I seen some that are like 75 dollars and up. I know they are of...
  6. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    hi all in the uk,and could do with some advice on the pigeon i found wondering round our garden.dont know how old the pigeon is but it seems unable to fly,although its wings look ok to me ,,and it flutters them ok,it eats well and drinks well and we have kept it about a week in a rabbit run and...
  7. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi I'm Hope live in Cook County IL l was driving home and saw a bird Sitting on the ground l returned for him and that is when I realized he is a baby but not Small at all. Looked at pictures And he looks to be about 20-22 days old. How, What do I feed him and how do I keep him Safe, healthy and...
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Around 6 days back a pigeon landed on my terrace. Current age must be 25 days old. He couldn't eat but like 3 days back I fed him grains on my hand and after few hrs he learned to eat. So he went to sleep at night and suddenly in the morning he cant walk, is extremely weak, and from the past 3...
  9. General Discussions
    i don't know if I'm posting in the wrong place, but I have a pigeon who has a crippled wing, he can't fly at all, I've had him for 2 years not, we rescued him and couldn't find anywhere that would take him. I just want to know if pigeons play with toys, what kind? What would be a good...
  10. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi, I have recently moved into a 3rd story flat (2month) and a Pigeon sleeps on the windowsill every night without fail (I call it bob) as soon as it’s starting to get dark he/she's there and away at the crack of dawn. This bird has a tag on its leg (Red) so i think it may be kept. Just with...
  11. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi. I rescued a pigeon on Sunday July 8, 2012 but it might be blind. The pigeon can fly but can't perch for some reason. I think it might be blind because when I put my hand in front of him, he doesn't move until I he hears me or until I brush against him. I don't know if he's been eating or...
  12. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have a german modena hen who has just been sitting on a clutch for two days now and I just seen that she has an injured left leg she wont use it unless she has to and just keeps it tucked under her. What should I do with the eggs? what can I do for her? please help thanks
  13. General Discussions
    Hi I live in the uk and an hour ago found an injured pigeon down a small alleyway. It was laid down asleep and as i approached woke up and attempted to fly off but could only crawl as it looks like one of its wings is broken. I picked it up after some struggle (it was trying to crawl under a...
  14. General Discussions
    i bought a pigeon about 3 months ago, it was in a cage in my room for 2 months.. Then i recently moved it to a diffrent room with a window.. it LOVES to sit on the perch and look out all day... If i let my pigeon go.. will it return home? It has not flown out of it's cage since i bought it.. its...
  15. General Discussions
    Okay, so I recently got this pair of pigeons from a breeder Now I'm new to the whole thing, but I've seen my grandad raise pigeons and I know the basic things that you need to do, but I've got a few issues that I need help with. 1 - I don't know how old they are, would I be able to tame them or...
  16. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Just wondering are we into the nesting time for pigeons?? Only that snowball has been coming for food later in the day now usually around 430, eats for 20 minutes then leaves. Today was the excepton as he was here from 230 till 330 and left. Normally he shows up in the morning and sits all day...
  17. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello Everyone, Today I took in a pigeon from a lady that couldn't keep it. She was told it was a dove and when she opened up the box SURPRISE there was Rocky the pigeon. Ok, here is the delema. I have never had a pigeon before. I have ringneck doves , cockatiels and parakeets. I am not sure...
  18. General Discussions
    I need to get this story of mine off my chest. Because too many people have said that I've been keeping pigeons for quite a while now (brothers,cousins), and everytime I fail. My first attempt was in 06, when I bought my first pair of pigeons. It went well but they didn't lay any eggs. Then my...
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