Egg Laying Questions!

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by JasDovey, May 3, 2017.

  1. JasDovey

    JasDovey New Egg

    Aug 29, 2016
    Eastern Upstate NY
    I have a Rock Dove that has been with me since she was a baby. Shes nearly a year old now and laid an egg a couple days ago. I was SO excited to find out she was a lady! I took the egg away (to preserve it). This morning she laid another egg. Since Im fairly new to pigeons/doves, I have a few questions maybe someone can help me with.

    How often do rock doves/pigeons lay? She my only pigeon and has never had a mate. What causes them to lay with out a mate present? Should I let her keep her egg or remove them or give her fake eggs? She isnt very interested in sitting on her egg, but I dont want to encourage her to lay more.

    Thank you to anyone who can help!
  2. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

    Dec 6, 2012
    New Brunswick,Canada

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