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2. Las Vegas is home to a pigeon sanctuary where birds captured in buildings where they are not wanted can live out their days in the comfort of a chain-link cage. The founder of Nevada Pigeon Control, Nephi Oliva, estimates there are 500,000 pigeons in Las Vegas and wants to get rid of them humanely rather than killing them. So his business captures them and houses them in his sanctuary where they are cared for. He's hoping the City of Las Vegas will hire his company to control the pigeons, much as a dog catcher controls stray dogs.That would cost the city $8.2 million per year, according to the public utility rates on his firm's Web site.
 

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2. Las Vegas is home to a pigeon sanctuary where birds captured in buildings where they are not wanted can live out their days in the comfort of a chain-link cage.

The founder of Nevada Pigeon Control, Nephi Oliva, estimates there are 500,000 pigeons in Las Vegas and wants to get rid of them humanely rather than killing them. So his business captures them and houses them in his sanctuary where they are cared for. He's hoping the City of Las Vegas will hire his company to control the pigeons, much as a dog catcher controls stray dogs.That would cost the city $8.2 million per year, according to the public utility rates on his firm's Web site.
You're exactly right, WHO KNEW! But by golly, we know now. :)
How :cool: is that?

Many thanks for posting this story, Charis. :)

Cindy
 

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That's great stuff!

But think of all the plastic eggs they're gonna have to be swapping :)

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Wow, nice alternative to the poisons and glue traps, etc. I would give a lot to be able to rescue anywhere near that kind of level!!!!!!!:eek::eek:
 

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Wow! If they have that many birds, what do they do about the breeding? Do you have any idea how many babies they could have in just one year? I'd like to see pictures of THAT place.
 

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It definitely needs further investigation.
 

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I would definitely build 2 separate lofts.. one for cocks and the other for hens.. no need for population control... I know hens can mate with each other but the eggs would still be infertile!!!
 
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