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  1. General Discussions
    I've recently heard of pigeon milk or crop milk, and have been wondering where I can buy it to get a taste. If anyone can help me that would be lit thanks.:D
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I think this may be Pox from all the things I have seen online but I am not sure. It was born on June 7th I think.
  3. General Discussions
    Here is a short but scientific article on pigeon milk. Pigeon 'Milk' Contains Antioxidants and Immune-Enhancing Proteins
  4. General Discussions
    I have a grizzle pair that has had two youngsters hatch out, and they were feeding their young very nicely for the first, three days of the youngsters life, but unfortunately the young are having less and less food in their crop these two pass days. The pair is an old 2007 hen, and a young 2010...
  5. General Discussions
    Journal: Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences Publisher: Birkhäuser Basel ISSN 1420-682X (Print) 1420-9071 (Online) Issue Volume 46, Number 5 / May, 1990 Category: Research Articles DOI 10.1007/BF01954225 Pages 449-451 Subject Collection Biomedical and Life Sciences SpringerLink Date...
  6. General Discussions
    how long are squab fed pigeon milk?
  7. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hey guys, I'm new to this site, and I have been looking through it for about 2 weeks now so I decided to register and see if you guys could help me. I have found a baby pigeon and he is approximately 15 days old now, I have been feeding him baby formula (human) and he seems to be doing extremely...
  8. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I have a breeding pair where the hen has stopped laying eggs. The last time she laid some eggs was over 4 months ago. Some time back I thought I would try something, and gave them a pair of plastic eggs. They started incubating them as if they were their own. So my question is: Can I give this...
  9. General Discussions
    hey i have a pair of bird's that havent been let out of there breeding section since they have layed but i took the male out for a fresh air and ended up losing him has been 6 days his not back and i dont think he will be, well the hen kept sitting on the eggs all by herself for that 6 days and...
  10. General Discussions
    how late can eggs hatch... i candled them the other day ( the day before they were suppposed to hatch ) and there was an air sac at the big end and a big dark space which showed that it was fertile ... that was about 2 days ago ... how late can eggs hatch like 21 days???
  11. Archive - Other Birds
    Hello, I need quick advice: One of the nestboxes is outside of the loft. I will know next time to have them all inside. The problem is now that the predator birds are starting to hang around. The chicks are 6 days old so either mum and dad are on the chicks protecting them. I need to move the...
  12. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, This evening our cat came sauntering up to us with a young pigeon in his mouth. He has feathers with some dawn poking through. He had a small puncture in his wing but no blood and the wing doesn't look broken. Though he seems quite a bit awkward when he moves. We found this forum and...
  13. General Discussions
    I floated two eggs under a pair of my birds for a friend but, they have hatched three days sooner than he told me they would!:eek: This means that the parents can't feed them the crop milk. I have another pair that hatched the same day so I keep swapping the babies over and they are all getting...
  14. General Discussions
    Greetings, can anyone answer this ? for me? What is the best way to hand feed two week old piggies? They are not orphans, their parents stopped feeding them, and have "other" things on their minds. ( I think they are working on making MORE! :eek: ) This morning I tried the "spoon method"...
  15. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi, Im new to the pigeon world ( 1 month}. I just completed my shed converted loft and just purchased a few YB from a local club auction. I was told to let them eat at will. Is this correct and when should I start rationing there food. I plan on letting them out for a fly this weekend about an...
  16. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    i have about 15 homers, all have been settled to my loft. all i am interested in doing is loft flying my birds, can i just "let them out" or is there some other method i should use for introducing them to freedom? they are already used to going in and out of the coop as i will let them out via...
  17. General Discussions
    please read my 'advice please' post, could anyone please tell me will the chick be getting food from her foster mum.....as I explained in the post, chick seems to be feeding.....also foster dad is sitting chick now! thank you Jayne
  18. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Please help!!!! I need help after rescuing two baby spotted turtle doves. The mum was a new mum and a regular in my yard. She has nested three times in a flimsy vine type tree outside my window and my family and I have looked on excitedly. However, the nests she builds are very flimsy and she...
  19. Archive - General Discussion
    I was wondering would it be benifical to the youngbirds if once a week or so you would give colostrum milk to help the imune system,
  20. Archive - General Discussion
    Ok I have A Hen Setting On 3 Eggs :eek: I know She had Only 2 when i Checked On The 7th Of Feb. I Just Thougth I'd Candle The Two Tonite To Make sure they Were Good And Found The 3rd Egg Well I Did Candle Them And All Look The Same (very Close in Age) And All Are Good. I Don't Have Another Hen...
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