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  1. Loft Designs
    Hello everyone and thanks in advance for helping me with my project. I would really like to get into this hobby, but I need help with the design of a smaller loft. I don't know much about what goes into a loft, so I could use all the help i could get! Thanks again!:D
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I apologize in advance, but I couldn't get a photo this morning.. I have 2 baby pigeons, born about 3-4 days apart (mommy had a calcium deficiency..) The older one is huge, about 200 grams at 11 days with pin feathers, the younger one is only 70 grams at 8 days old, still has it's yellow fuzzy...
  3. Loft Designs
    Hi, I am planning to race pigeons, and I am starting from scratch. I made tons of research regarding raising, taking care, breeding etc. But I am still in need of help regarding loft design. I am planning to build a loft with capacity of up to 15 birds, and a breeding loft with capacity of 4-5...
  4. General Discussions
    I need help with this pigeon I almost stepped on. It appears to be a full grown (but small) adult and did not run away or fly away. I have he indoors in a box because I feared neighborhood cats would eat her. She didn't run away which worried me. She has food and parrot seed and bread because I...
  5. General Discussions
    the big baby is 44 grams and the tiny one is about 11 grams, i have tried to feed the tiny one but it only took it once he wont feed again, its only the mother that is feeding, the father does not want to know he didn't ever sit on the eggs, she did it all herself, any suggestions on what i...
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Well I have decided to build a small loft for about 12 birds. I live in town but back up to an empty lot facing a feed mill. I only have one neighbor and I have all ready talked to him about it and he was fine. The loft needs to stay small so that I’m not temped to raise more than i should I’m...
  7. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello. I am new to this site and so greatful I found it. I adopted Baby from a gal that found a mother Morning Dove lying on her baby. They looked for the nest but could not find it and they did not have the time to take care of it. So, I figure this baby to be about 4 days old. He has...
  8. General Discussions
    she hatched them about 1-2 weeks ago. one of the babies is huge and sprouting white feathers, eyes are bright and alert. however the other baby is two times smaller then him, doesn't have much fat, but is sprouting feathers. why is he so small? when he was hatching he got stuck in the egg, He...
  9. General Discussions
    Help please, I have two squabs and one was hatched 24 hours after first, The first squabs (Bam Bam) seems to be doing fine, but the second one (Pebbles) is not,Bam Bam is now double the size of Pebbles. We are on day 5 after hatching, Pebbles has grow a bit but seems to be well behind her...
  10. Loft Designs
    Im currently in the process of pricing and obtaining the supplies to build around 50 of these units, identical to the photos. They'll be used for a variety of things, mostly poultry, a couple for dwarf rabbits, but I was also thinking of using a few for pigeons. Namely Frillbacks, Fantails and...
  11. General Discussions
    Hello, Look at these nice pictures I found comparing the size of a figurita.
  12. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, My lovely male diamond dove flew out the door on July 3. He is grey winged with white speckles, white chest and tail about six inches long total. he is not that tame but a great pet that I really enjoy and I would love to get him back somehow. He got loose in the area of Bridgepoint mall...
  13. Loft Designs
    We built a second smaller coop/flight pen to house the occasional singleton bird - http://www.pigeons.biz/gallery/browseimages.php?c=110. The coop is 30" wide, 28" deep, 30" high. The flight pen is 4' x 6' (wish we had the space for twice that). Not much flying space, but it’s safe and...
  14. Loft Designs
    Hi everyone... I have been a lurker around here for some time and after reading everything I can to help get me started, I am finally posting. Here are a few pics of my little loft, I know its small but...I only want to jump into birds with 4-6 pigeons. I understand that 4 turn into 32+...
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