Pigeon-Talk banner

release or not release?

  1. General Discussions
    Hi all, I work at a nuclear power plant in the environmental department here in South West Michigan. Three weeks ago someone dropped off a bucket in my office, inside, a young pigeon baby. Do I call it a squab? s/he already had some feathers. I immediately went on a google search for what to...
  2. 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...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi all, My dreadfully naughty kitty (who's been in the dog box since) after 4 years actually caught a pigeon. We thought they'd be too big for him and in his older years he's got a bit paunchy so we got lax, never thought it would happen, kicking myself for allowing it to happen as it's my own...
  4. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    A little advise please. I posted several weeks ago about a baby pigeon that was brought into the vet where I work. I brought him home and placed him in a large parrot cage outside on my patio. He grew up just fine and dandy as you can see here I hope that worked! I have tried to release...
  5. General Discussions
    Hi! Newbie here! We were fortunate to aquire a flock of about 35 mixed breed (fantail/owl and a couple of others in there I think) pigeons about 3 weeks ago. It seems as if they have acclimated to their new coop well. (We built a huge chicken coop and separated it so we could have pigeons on one...
  6. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I found a small pigeon this evening on my way home from work. He was cowering inside a door in the downtown Pittsburgh CVS drug store during rush hour and pedestrian traffic was very heavy. Knowing from past experience that most people downtown do not like pigeons and are very cruel to them, I...
  7. General Discussions
    So I have taken in 4 pigeon squabs so far this year, in order to raise them and release them. These have all been young birds found at either construction sites, in parking lots or elsewhere and the youngest ones were just getting their pin feathers when I got them. I have raised them up to...
Top