Cheap Quick Pigeon Coop

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by SAZUGT, Oct 4, 2015.

  1. SAZUGT

    SAZUGT Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey all,

    There's a family that is moving and looking to get rid of pidgeons in my area for cheap. It's something I've been looking at getting into for a while. I'll save you guys some time on explaining the importance of breeder selection, etc., etc. The only reason I want these guys is to have a another backyard meat source so standard of perfection and stuff aren't a concern of mine at this point, maybe eventually.

    My question is in your experience is there a cheap fast DIY coop that will house a breeding pair I hope to mate. I want them to have enough room to be pigeons and make babies but don't have a lot of time or money in the short term. I'd be looking to house them in this enclosure for about 2 months so I don't want something they can't live in that long. Following the two month holding I will build a more permanent structure. Anyhow thanks in advance for the advice! Looking forward to responses
     
  2. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    A pair can live in a rabbit hutch or similarly sized cage.
     
  3. mrwoodboat

    mrwoodboat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Capuchine pair in a 2 x 4 cage that is 3' tall- they produce squabs fine. My frillbacks and fantails are in 6x6x6 pens with 2x4 houses out of one end
     
  4. laughingdog

    laughingdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    40"x40"x40" wire/grated bottom/floor, is seeming perfect, to get n keep good weight on parents and two rounds before squabbing,or three pairs briefly. This space crucial I find that keeps breeders healthy for years of constant raising squabbing squeakers. 24" x24" x24" is minimum pro breeders use,but the breeders wear out soon n young mostly only fatty.. My young all thick meat.
     

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