how long for pigeon egg?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by MommyM, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. MommyM

    MommyM Out Of The Brooder

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    On June 3rd our pigeon laid an egg. Two actually, but, one was no good and broke. I read that it's 18 days till they hatch. Today is the 18th day, and nothing has hatched yet...how long should we wait?
     
  2. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They dont begin incubating till both eggs are laid, So if she laid her first on the 3rd you would start counting from the 5th, So you still have a day or so
     
  3. MommyM

    MommyM Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, thanks for that information! We were getting worried.
     
  4. MommyM

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    Still nothing...how long should we wait before taking the egg away from them? [​IMG]
     
  5. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its doubtful it will hatch, you can hold a pigeon egg up to the sunlight to see if its fertile or not
     

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