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Anything is possible. But... You have a mixed loft, uneven sexes. In cases like that letting the pairs hatch and raise young in that situation is troublesome and puts the hatchlings at risk over fighting and male behaviors.

If you want to be a breeder of pigeons, then what is done is the pairs have a separate breeding area with the nest boxes. More boxes than pairs. Nest boxes need to be the right size. Big enough for two grown pigeons and a nest and two growing squabs and room for another nest which the hen will lay eggs in right before the last clutch is weaned. So you see how space is important. The pairs in their own area are not let out to fly if they are raising babies, in case one does not get back in to feed the babies .

The other part of the loft is for young weaned birds and unpaired single birds. Pairs that you do not want to have young from can still be in the nesting area but use fake eggs .




The young bird and single bird loft are the ones let out to fly if that is your hobbie. These birds will still pair up and try to nest , like on the floor as you have seen. If nesting places are not provided, they will do this anyway. For this reason box perches can serve as places they can nest to keep them off the floor, no live hatching is allowed to go on in there. Use fake eggs. The box perch can be smaller than a real nest box. Just google pigeon box perch, and take a look.
So organization really helps when letting pigeon pairs hatch live babies. You have to have some control and purpose behind breeding, keeping in mind space limitations if your not selling the young birds. Don’t over crowd your birds.

I would use fake eggs for any pairs you have , until you set your loft up right for the pairs you want to hatch babies from.

Also even with a proper breeding area and the pairs have claimed their box/s, letting them raise young continually can be a stressful activity and effect their health. Imo , a pair should not raise more than three clutches in any one years time. Usually in the spring into summer, they rest and have fake eggs the rest of the year, and at those times can be let out to fly again and recoup with good feed , calcium supplements, sunshine and bathing pans.
 
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