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Do pigeons eat anything besides grain?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by extraordinaryfowl, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2011
    Lancaster, PA
    Just curious, like grass or insects or fruit and vegetables?
  2. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2010
    I know mine will eat some grass
  3. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    Rowan County, NC
    Yes, they eat seeds! LOL. Yes, they do love their veggies. Chopped carrots, lettuce, chards, spinach, etc. They also LOVEEEEEE peanuts. Raw, shelled, (spanish preferably as they are smaller) peanuts. You can throw a peanut across the loft and they will chase it like chickens trying to get it first.
  4. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have seen them eating my alysmn flowers and ants.
  5. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    Mine have been known to eat small worms and bugs ... [​IMG]
  6. nxd10

    nxd10 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 5, 2011
    They free range on my lawn with the chickens, eat all the chicken feed, and pull grass, eat sprouts, and happily fight for compost with the hens.

    Oh, and they love pizza.

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