chickens w/ pigeon

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pokey, Aug 30, 2008.

  1. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    well, this question is not so much about the chickens, but the pigeon.
    someone has a flock of pigeons somewhere near us, and one of them has taken up at our house. not that is bothering anything, and it tries to get in the coop i suppose to join in w/ the flock, only it's not a pigeon flock. i don't know who the bird belongs to, it is banded and seems in good health. we have fed it a few times(i am worried it is not getting food) but i don't want to keep it from going home.i have wondered if it is just"dumb" and can't find its way home, not good for a homing pigeon.but will it lose interest and go home or do we have a pigeon now?

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