Alot of questions

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by husso, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. husso

    husso Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi freinds its me again with some questions lol i got some pigeons that come and interact with mine they look healthy and nice i was wondering if i catch them and put them in with my 2 white pigeons what will happen and mines are on eggs and it should hatch in a few days would they attack my pigeon or kill the hatchlings ?
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I advise against putting wild pigeons with your domestic ones. Even though the wild birds look healthy; they very well could be diseased or carrying disease. More than likely the wild pigeons would cause the pair to leave their eggs.
     
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  3. husso

    husso Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. husso

    husso Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are the pigeons that keep coming are they wild?
     
  5. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, they look to be wild/feral pigeons.
     
  6. Hokum Coco

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  7. laughingdog

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    Could be escaped/abandoned pets, that all stray and feral.. World over mostly from homers/racers, and meat pigeons, some tumblers/rollers. I've had ferals/strays make pets, just don't put in with parenting birds. Ferals are farther removed and are only blue bar and or checked, you probably have homer or tumblers or mixes of homers and anything else. Most ferals tested show some to most homer blood.
     
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