Chicken coop for loft? Aviary design?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by Carpe DiHen, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. Carpe DiHen

    Carpe DiHen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2010
    El Dorado County, CA
    Hello Pigeon Lovers!

    I am planning on building a loft and getting a couple homing pigeons next year. I am picking out a site and looking for loft ideas. I just want a few birds for fun, and may only keep a few if/when they breed. Most of the loft plans are for a large flock of birds.

    Would a chicken coop like the one on this web site work for 2-6 birds? What would be wrong for pigeons in the design?

    I want an idea for a small, artistic design, but made just right for pigeons. More of a small aviary design. Can you help with ideas and details of needs?

    Looking forward to some help!
  2. DuranAndy

    DuranAndy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2010
    I use a coop similar to this to house my doves. I keep a flock of eight in there.
  3. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2010
    That should work fine it could hold at least 2 pairs make sure you have 1 or 2 nest per pair with the long single perch some pigeons might be over teritorial knocking others off. It wold be a good idea to put an angled piece of wood over the watterer and feeder.
  4. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    Rowan County, NC
    That would make a very cute loft!!

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