Can you tell what age my pigeons are and their gender,???

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by silverwarrior, Oct 10, 2016.

  1. silverwarrior

    silverwarrior Out Of The Brooder

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    I got this pair of pigeons a few days ago. They are supposed to be a male and female but can you identify which one is which? And do you have any idea about their breed? What age are they can you tell? If I have a female I want to know when she will lay. When do pigeons normally lay? Irrelevant question but should I put any floor covering in their cage? I have soil that I can cover the floor of the cage with.
     
  2. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi. Im no pigeon expert but to me it looks like you have got homing pigeons [​IMG] Cant answer other questions sorry!
     
  3. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    In my loft I do not bother with bedding I find as my pigeons fly from on area to another the bedding migrates to the outer perimeter of the structure leaving the floor exposed.
    Instead I have 3 tarps that I interchange when necessary.
    Leave the soiled tarp in the sun for the poop to bake and harden and it just flakes off when I drag the back side of my garden rake over it. Fold the tarp in half and then just pour it into my compost bin.


    In my nest boxes I fold a feed bag to fit. When a bag gets soiled; fold a new one; pop out the soiled; pop in the new. Feed bags are a nylon mesh bag.
    Frozen poop just peels off in below freezing temperatures and just flakes off in summer when left out in the sun to bake and dry.


    I have 65 trips around the sun it is the best method I have stumbled upon.

    Make sure the twine is removed from the open end of the bag it can get tangled around your birds.

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    I use a 10" dog bowl for pigeon nest filled with pine needles or wood shavings.


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    Easy Peasy.
     
  4. adrian0227

    adrian0227 Out Of The Brooder

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    The white one looks like a male
     
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