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  1. General Discussions
    I am wondering how to identify the gender of my three month old pigeons. Are there any good methods that any of you use that work very well? Thanks!
  2. Training and Behavior
    Hi, I recently raised my first youngsters for the year. Right now they are about 5 weeks old. For the past 4 days, I have been putting them on the landing board to trap them in for feed. I just started putting them on the board while the other birds trap in from flying. I'm going to do this 2...
  3. Loft Designs
    Hello all, I am getting 4 young homers today, first time ever having pigeons. They have never been flown. I had built a small loft, worrying about "drafts" and such. I think there is not enough light? Windows? Also with my yard set up It can only face north - how bad is that, the sun will hit...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    hello friends, from about a month i am dealing with eye infection cases in my loft. two of my young birds were the first victims. i treated all my young birds with doxy for 10 days [25mg once a day] and all were normal. i didnt treat my breeders [only two pairs who were in seperate cage right...
  5. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Ok so I had a pair of NY Flights, they had a brood that is actually fertile this time, but sadly the female has flown away and the male stop setting on the eggs. I put the eggs in my incubator, and they seem to be doing well. problem is, I have no idea what to feed these little guys when they do...
  6. General Discussions
    Hey everyone! I have a question... my 2 pet pigeons, a boy n girl, both only a lil over a month old, have a big comfy cage that they can go in n out of almost the entire day. I used to have them by the wall in my bedroom but moved the cage to the living room by the big Windows. I live on a 14th...
  7. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I am looking for some advice please. I recently had to cut down a large conifer in my garden (last week). We checked it for nests and it appeared clear. Since the tree has come down I have two young pigeons sitting on my fence. I can approach them closely. A parent returns every couple of...
  8. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi friends, I have brought satinette pigeons a 5 months ago at that time there were small babies.Now there are grew and started matting about 3 weeks ago and started building there nest also.But till now there are not laid an single egg also.So, what is the problem with them,please tell me...
  9. General Discussions
    I'm still new to having a pigeon and am looking for treat ideas and toy ideas for my guy. I'm looking into finding a second pigeon to keep him company. But for now he just has me and I worry that he's bored. He loves his bird bath and he seems to like one toy I found at a local pet store but I...
  10. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I have six Pigeons, 2 females & 4 males. Two pairs have already laid eggs & two birds have hatched (10 days ago), I have ordered a pin & bob trap to add to my coop this week, I want to teach these babies to home, how long till they are old enough to start teaching them to fly? I should have 2...
  11. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi, Although im still new to racing pigeons and have only begun racing the past year. I"ve been wondering for much longer as to how eye sign works. Racers eyes vs. breeders eyes. And if I were to add new birds to my stock, what exactly should i look for especially in the eyes. Thank you guys...
  12. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I’m trying to get my hands on large number of young homers. I’m not necessarily looking to buy champion racing birds. It’s for a school project I’m doing with some students. I need to get them as soon as possible and I’m willing to pay shipping from anywhere in the continental U.S. thanks!!
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I don't know what to do with Christy, after her getting well from her nose canker and weakness. She was eating with very good apetite, she was drinking well too, she was having wonderful poops, this for about one of the 3 weeks of her treatment. Because of her prolonged antibiotic treatment I...
  14. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    My stupid apartment management sent maintenance to destroy, sorry, "clean up" the nest we've been watching for the past month. :mad: The guys shooed the babies away and cleaned up the nest. Babies are freaking out a little bit, and are huddled in another corner of our courtyard. I really don't...
  15. General Discussions
    I have heard a lot recently about the wonderful sport of racing pigeons and have decided to give it a go my self. I have bought 6 pigeons who are still squeaking, can someone please help me on what to do in terms of training. How do I train them to fly and come back home.
  16. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    Hi, I Have About Five Or Sex Pairs Of Fig,s For Sale Im Getting Too Many For My Flight Pen. Some Of Them Were Used In Makeing A Move Down In Charston S/c Thanks
  17. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    does any one know where i could buy two homing pigeons close to Roanoke,al which is located about 40 miles from Auburn,Al Thanks for any help....Bobby
  18. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I've got a brown Lahore hen, who was in pretty bad shape and dislocated her wing last year. She's been inside and I cared for her. She was getting better and her wing healed up. This year I put an egg from my coup outside under my Ringnecks, because a Lahore could be inside and my breeding...
  19. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    i have a number of hand-raised young pigeons which need to be placed where they can have shelter, food, protection from predators & live with a flock. if you can help me with this please contact me. i am in the new york city area but can travel out of the city. i can't release them where i...
  20. General Discussions
    Hello does anyone know how to contact the owner of this web site , i know his name is tom but i have emailed him twice once like a month ago and again 3 days ago and i get no responce from him , i wanna know his address cause i wanna buy a pigeon from him and i live in kendal so i could just go...
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