cold weather birds?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by rinnith, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. rinnith

    rinnith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it possible to have a small, (2 -8 bird) aviary outside, up north?

    what doves/ pigions do well in cold climates, if any?

    any ideas or sugestion would be fun, I was just wondering... my husband asked, and I had no idea!!
     
  2. rinnith

    rinnith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    guess not...?
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    All breeds of pigeon do well in northern winter, with a building without heat.
     
  4. rinnith

    rinnith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks ^-^
     
  5. loftkeeper10

    loftkeeper10 Out Of The Brooder

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    go to npausa.com the website for national pigeon club there are members that can answer and help with any ? you have first i would try the state rep they could give you local breeders
     
  6. rinnith

    rinnith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW! Thanks so much, That is extremely helpful!!!
     
  7. 95yj

    95yj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my ringneck doves have always stayed outside all winter, the only time i use heat is when its below -10. any pigeon breed will do fine. just stay away from the smaller doves and the exotic fruit eaters diamonds, bleeding hearts etc...
     
  8. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    My diamond doves did great in a covered outside aviary with no heat.The top is always covered and the sides had 6 mil poly on them.
    In N.H.,tony.[​IMG]
     
  9. 95yj

    95yj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    huh, i'v never heard of keeping diamond outside up around here. then again i don't know very many people with diamonds and was just going off of what i'd heard. whatever works.
     
  10. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, didn't know they could handle that! I kept mine outside, but then again, I live in the South.
     

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