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Males and females are good to go by 6 months (males usually a little sooner).

That's crazy how fast they breed, and once there squabs are weaned there already on a couple more eggs if you let them

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I've used poultry, wild bird, rabbit, n deer netting when had pigeons close guarded by dogs, and worked better than poultry wire as hawks bounced off of got cut up tangled on.

Ten days to two weeks after one nest hatches, the male mainly takes those over as female lays again.. Giving each female two nests keeps going over and over all year, if they stay exercised, enough nutrition, dry cool n clean enough.
Edited by laughingdog - 3/22/16 at 8:22am

keeping assorted bantams and standard chickens..    pigeons: "white dove release" racing homers, flying flights, flying birmingham rollers, parlor rollers, parlor tumblers, "coop tumblers", Chinease owls.

    Looking to talk to others who enjoy our pigeon/dove hobby.  Also looking to talk chickens, especially black bantam true rosecombs i hope to have again someday, as well as silkies, and...

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keeping assorted bantams and standard chickens..    pigeons: "white dove release" racing homers, flying flights, flying birmingham rollers, parlor rollers, parlor tumblers, "coop tumblers", Chinease owls.

    Looking to talk to others who enjoy our pigeon/dove hobby.  Also looking to talk chickens, especially black bantam true rosecombs i hope to have again someday, as well as silkies, and...

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