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  1. Loft Designs
    I am looking for a trap just like this. Please advise me if anyone knows where to find one. Thanks! -Ed
  2. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Here is the scoop. A pair of pigeons have nested on my balcony and are sitting on eggs that I think are due to hatch in about a week or so. They also have two older "kids" that roost here as well. What can I say, I am a sucker for wildlife. Except that I am quite certain the little buggers...
  3. Loft Designs
    In designing and building my first loft, I have looked at many pictures. It seems that the traps are always above or near the aviary. Is there a reason for this or can I locate my trap on the other side of the loft from the aviary?
  4. Loft Designs
    What are the pros and cons of using a pvc elbow or a wooden drop trap other than cost?
  5. General Discussions
    Hello everyone, I am new to pigeon keeping. I am in the process of turning my barn loft into a pigeon loft. In the making of an outside aviary that I'm going to bolt to the side of the barn to let the birds get some sun, what's the advantage of building in a pigeon trap (like a Sputnik trap)...
  6. Loft Designs
    I am building a simple cat-proof Pigeon-trap. Could someone suggest how high and wide the entry should be for a single pigeon to enter one at a time ? I am thinking 7-inches high and 5-inches wide - Is that too small ? Thanks.
  7. Loft Designs
    Hi everyone, I was wondering if you could help me understand the design of this settling cage/landing board design by Ashby Lofts: The way my loft is set up, this is the only design that will work for my loft since there is a big window which has to be inside the settling cage. However...
  8. Loft Designs
    So i made my own pigeon trap. Just wanted to see what you guys thought. This is kinda a FIRST DRAFT since this is the first one ive made. I will be making improvments such as some rubbers at the ends of each rod to keep the birds from hurting themselves. Like i said though FIRST DRAFT...
  9. General Discussions
    Hey all. Recently, I just finished building my trap door/ landing board/ settling cage and I want to know how you guys (and gals) train your team to trap. I did watch videos on trap training BUT my pigeons dont go through. For example, (they are hungry) I put them all in the settling cage and...
  10. General Discussions
    can anyone tell me how to make the bob style trap? if anyone knows how to easily make one or has a good link with detailed info id really appreciate it!
  11. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    If you have a Belgian drop trap how do your birds not get back out?
  12. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I will explain the situation in more details later today. But please suggest any useful tips as this can save many pigeons life. A cage has been placed in an urban park on thursday (asian time). It is not until today (Saturday) that my friend responsible for feeding that flock discovered. A...
  13. General Discussions
    I Have Tried Every Where But Coudnt Find Ani Thing To Make A Pigeon Trap In New Zealand> Please Help
  14. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hello I'm looking to buy used stall traps. No longer will I use bobs due to cats. Hope you guys can help. Thanks!
  15. General Discussions
    First off, I am new to pigeons. I caged my young pigeons for 2 months. I have fed them with the shaking can technique daily. I trap trained them over the 2 months. I placed 2 of them in a portable cage and placed them on the roof, on my patio cover, on my fence, so they begin to learn the lay of...
  16. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I am new to homing pigeons and have read alot on this forum. The best advice I have read is to use screws instead of nails. I swear I have changed something in my small loft everyday for the last two weeks and know what I want in my next one. I have been putting my yb in a cage on the landing...
  17. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    Hi I am looking for counter balanced trap bobs I can't find them on the net a senior member of our club has them On his coupe and I really like them They swing super easy and are very strong Can any one point me in the direction Where to find them? Thanks john
  18. Loft Designs
    I am getting close to finishing my kit/loft. I need to know how small I can make the trap openings.
  19. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFhAWx8MLEo&feature=related this video shows the fastest trap ever. no more feed call. Just straight to the trap.
  20. General Discussions
    I just joined this forum to try to contact any pigeon owners in the League City, TX (S. Houston/Galveston) area. I am a licensed falconer and I am interested in placing a hawk trap near a loft. If you are having problems with cooper's hawks, please let me know. That is the species I am...
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