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  1. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello Everyone! I am starting a business for releasing white homing pigeons at weddings/funerals/events and I was wondering if anyone knows of a good way to train the pigeons to fly out the cage when it is opened rather than just sit in there until they are ready. Thanks!!:)
  2. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Ever since the LIRR reinstalled thier antipigeon netting and spikes many pigeons have moved up to the waiting platform where the trains are. There was a nest with two prefledglings behind one of the speakers on the top platform and they had created a pile of droppings under the nest. The workers...
  3. General Discussions
    Hello all, I am thinking of getting a pigeon. I will be getting a white crowned pigeon (a popular Caribbean pigeon, don't worry i live there so no change in environment) Will a pigeon ever be able to be tame enough for me to let the cage door open while he is outside...
  4. General Discussions
    Hi i would like to know how people train there pigeons to fly to their hand ive seen alot if people do this and i want to know how they do it
  5. General Discussions
    Can any dove or pigeon be trained to fly to you or be a good pet?
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi, I'm planning to release my 2 months old bird at 9 miles? My loft is open everyday, and all my birds including my young birds are free to go in and out and everyday they are flying so i think its not necessary to train my young birds at 1 mile, 5 miles, etc... , i want to train them right...
  7. General Discussions
    how do you trap train rollers or any kind of pigeon cause i try to teach mine but they dont learn how do you do it. steps please need serious help since i dont want them out all day.
  8. General Discussions
    Hey everyone, I made plans to see my mom from Friday noon until around 8pm on Saturday... but I totally forgot that I have a pigeon now, and have to plan around her. I live in a very small room, and her cage is a little over 2.5 by 1 foot and around 3 feet in height. Do you think it is okay...
  9. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi All, My son and I are interested in getting a rescued pigeon or two. We have been learning everything we can before diving in and have some questions. First off: I'm wondering whether these birds can be truly happy if they are not in a bonded pair. If we do get a bonded pair, would that...
  10. General Discussions
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  11. Performing Breeds
    I found this book online, you might find it interesting reading espcially if you like high flying tumblers and tipplers. HOW TO BREED, REAR AND TRAIN THE MACCLESFIELD TIPPLER AND THE HIGH-FLYING TUMBLER PIGEON. BY G. SMITH. You can view the book in various formats: See here
  12. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    A friend gave me a 2 month old pigeon and I decided not to train him or her.. This bird came from a winning line of my friend... It's just a gift though!!! Now, my plan is to keep the pigeon and breed him/her in the future to have another line of youngsters for the race next season.. Is this a...
  13. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I'm almost ready to purchase my first pair of homing pigeons, and I've found someone who has quality birds that are from '08. I'm hoping they will give me some squeakers early next year or late this year. I was wondering about re-training, is it possible to re-train these birds to fly to my...
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