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HELP-What will it do!?!?!?!?!?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by chickensioux, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. chickensioux

    chickensioux Songster

    Feb 12, 2009
    Western North Carolina
    Last Aug./Sept. I found a homing pidgeon. The owner was contacted and did not want it back. I have had it in an enclosed pen 15' x 15' since then. He got out today. He hung around for about 10 minutes then took off. What are the chances that he considers this "home"? Will he come back when it starts to get dark? I'm worried about him.....
  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Songster

    Jan 19, 2009
    new zealand
    depends on the breed, some racers will head straight home, some will just be off surveying their surroundings then return....
  3. Ondra's Seramas

    Ondra's Seramas Drowning in Seramas

    Feb 19, 2009
    North Central WA
    We had a similar situation. We also found a lost homing pigeon in Sept., and the owner did not want it. It has yet to be let out though. I know with our other homers, they hang around a bit, fly away, then come back.

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