Hosting a homing pigeon

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by amillion21, Jul 29, 2013.

  1. amillion21

    amillion21 New Egg

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    We had found a lost homing pigeon in our garage 3 weeks ago. We managed to catch it, get its band info & contact it's owner. When the owner showed, he said he only lived 8 miles away & would get it back in shape & try again. Two days ago, the pigeon has returned to our garage! I I detest and this is a business & the bands ate pricey. I also understand that this pigeon will not be returning to him on its own. We refuse to cage it & have built a box in the garage for nesting. Any other tips would be greatfly appreciated (feed, mite control, etc.) it is a super clean bird! We have bird seed & fresh water daily for it.
    Thank you,
    Anita
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Hope someone in the pigeons and doves forum can help you, good luck.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] How nice of you to take him in, very apparently he does not care for his owner. Just think he picked you
     
  7. amillion21

    amillion21 New Egg

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    Thank you for your replies. Our "guest" has flown off. I am glad I came across your website. Very informative.

    Sincerely,
    Anita
     

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