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Accessible pigeon loft

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by ccar2000, Jan 7, 2017.

  1. ccar2000

    ccar2000 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am looking for some ideas and direction regarding building a small to medium pigeon loft (<100 birds) for my brother in law. He uses either an electric wheelchair or walker as the need suits him. I am wondering if anyone has some working plans or sketches to get me headed in the right direction. Thank you in advance.
     
  2. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    Lower the roof as to permit the pigeon fancier to be able to reach the highest pigeon roost. That is my number one and only suggestion.
    Here is a link showing various images of pigeon lofts.


    https://www.google.ca/search?q=pige...Y0rLRAhVIyoMKHd1HA_YQ_AUICCgB&biw=840&bih=432

    This has nothing to do with pigeon lofts
    Tell your brother in law (in case he is not aware) to hand feed his birds with shelled unsalted peanuts for a treat only. Pigeons are programed to stay aloof of most humans this will change for him (if his birds are anything like mine and ONLY HIM).
     
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2017
  3. ccar2000

    ccar2000 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your advice.
     
  4. laughingdog

    laughingdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Many wheelchair bound fanciers use riding mower sheds that have ramps and set up to use electric wheelchairs, or get ideas from.
    A rollator worked well for me, before temp got to point needed electric wheelchair, n now neither again.
     
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2017
  5. ccar2000

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    Thank you for your reply laughingdog.
     
  6. laughingdog

    laughingdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope helps some, I know how is balancing Pigeon love with working within disabilities limits.
     

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