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Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by cochinGurl, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. cochinGurl

    cochinGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2010
    Hello, i have a pair of pigeons (serbian highflyer, and Arabian Roller) and they have eggs due to hatch any day now. I really want to have them be tame when they get older, and i have heard people say that if you feed them yourself in addition to the parents feeding them (if say, you notice their crop is empty) will make them friendlier. I got some Kaytee bird feeding formula and I know how to feed the babys. Has anyone heard of this working, and do you think I can get away with it? the parents are very friendly, and dont mind me getting in the way. thanks for reading this, -Cochingurl
  2. larrylofts

    larrylofts Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2010
    hand feeding will make the young very friendly . but you can handle the young will in the nest and make them friendy. if the young are not getting enonugh feed is the only time i would try to supplement if parents are raiseing.

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