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  1. Products and Equipment
    Hello all, names chris and just on here to gather some info on Loft Orginizers you use. 1. What loft Loft orginizer ? 2. is it easy to use ? 3. why did you pick it ? 4. did it cost you anything ?
  2. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hello , I'm new here and I am very interested in pigeons and homing pigeons . I have so many questions : .... so let's go with the first one . I was reading a lot of posts in the forum and heard of so many pigeons that go lost during races . It must be hard to breed and teach them and then...
  3. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    recessive opal spread racing pigeons Recessive opal spread cock with his hen. The hen is indigo maybe split for recessive opal.
  4. Training and Behavior
    Hello, At what temperature is it too hot to fly the racing pigeons? In SoCal, temperatures reach above 100+ but i want to know when that cutoff point would be. Is 85 degree or 90 degree weather already too hot? Please help.
  5. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    Check out this Pedigree racing homer hen for sale on fancypigeonauction.com
  6. General Discussions
    Hi guys I'm fairly new to this world. I have a big question: what breeds went into the creation of the modern racing pigeon?
  7. General Discussions
    So, I'm really new to all of this pigeon racing stuff, and recently bought some pigeon racing bands from ARPU. A buddy of mine keeps telling me they're fake. The thing is, I ordered them straight from ARPU. He says since there's no metal in them, and that they're fully plastic, they're not...
  8. General Discussions
    Hi, I have a friend in China who is super into racing pigeons, and I wanted to get him an American racing pigeon as a gift. I keep hearing many many different things and information about how to properly ship a racing pigeon overseas to China. I understand all of the health and vaccination...
  9. Archive - General Discussion
    Please I need your experianced help. New to piegons - have fantailed, white. Want to set up an aviary in my garden. Have a space that is 9 feet x 9 feet with a wall on one side and a chicken wire arbor on another. Inside is a young papaya tree, two bugambilias growing aginst the wall and a...
  10. Archive - General Discussion
    Is it possible for a brother and his half-sister (ie, same mom, different dad) pigeon to produce healthy offspring? I read Arty's post from earlier in the week and see brother-sister mating pairs produce sick babies. My Ernie is madly in love with his half-sister Lolita and though there aren't...
  11. Archive - General Discussion
    We have a female pigeon that we rescued (she had an injured wing) about 4 months ago who has been living in our house. She laid two eggs last week. For the first time we let her out in the yard yesterday. She flew down the street and explored for about 20 minutes then flew back home. We let her...
  12. Archive - General Discussion
    i enjoy pigeons in my hunt fore info (never know everything) i found pigeons .com but in my reading i see too many people talking about the wild/ferrel pigeons i wish thes post would leave to a wild bird site not pigeons.com who gives a s**t about the wild pigeons i don't all i think of is that...
  13. Archive - General Discussion
    Hi everyone. I live in Chicago and try to help some of the neighborhood outside birds as much as I can, including pigeons. I'm probably in the minority among urban dwellers in that I think pigeons are terrific creations of God. But the plight of pigeons who live in a northern city saddens me...
  14. Archive - General Discussion
    After changing my mind several times, I'm still trying to be sure I don't spend money on a loft that has not been well thought out. With that thought in mine, let me give you some of my current plans for a loft and ask for your opinion on them. Size.. 5ft wide X 12ft long to provide at least a...
  15. Archive - General Discussion
    In doing research on pubmed I couldn't find any information about chickens or pigeons changing sex. I also asked my dad (a D.V.M) about chickens playing fast and loose with their sex, and he said that it didn't happen. I don't have the heart to ask the people at UC Davis (because I want to go...
  16. Archive - General Discussion
    Hi Lisa, I dont have an answer but wanted to say goodluck ! My hubby never had pets and I have ALWAYS had them. I rescue anything ! When Horace first came into my life 8 mo ago and I brought he/she in to stay my hubby looked like one of the "terrified" people in "The Birds" movie every time he...
  17. Archive - General Discussion
    Hello, I can really use some help. A pigeon found it's way to my house about 2 weeks ago, and I guess he likes it here. It is a beautiful bird, grayish blue with a kind of green shiny chest. Very friendly, he walks my daughter to the end of the driveway to the bus and than waits on the front...
  18. Archive - General Discussion
    Hey everyone!! I picked up an injured pigeon today. Its wing is dragging n the ground and if I had to guess I think someone tried to shoot it. I can see the injury and it is fairly low in the wing. The problem is, is that I can not keep this little one because I now have cats and I also...
  19. Archive - General Discussion
    Hi...First off, I'd like to know what the average pigeon's intelligence level is! And second, my daughter and I lost 2 cats last week-one to disease and the other was killed in the street...But yesterday, wew were "adopted" by a pigeon! He appeared out of nowhere, outside the front door...he...
  20. Archive - General Discussion
    My father in law found a pigeon that a dog had killed. It had a band on its leg. i just wanted to know what it was for and If it could be used to contact the owner. It is a green band with IF 2003 CAT 655. thanks for any infomation
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