How Long Until Nesting?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by copperhead, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. copperhead

    copperhead New Egg

    Sep 29, 2009
    I am totally new to pigeons. I've had seven homers for about a month now. I constructed a nesting box and placed it with the pigeons yesterday. Assuming I have a male and female, about how long do you think it will be until a pair nests and begins sitting? Thanks.
  2. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    Rowan County, NC
    Have they displayed any acts of courtship? How old are they?
    It may take them a week or two to give in to using the nest box [​IMG] You need to provide them some nesting material like straw or long pine needles. Since it is starting to get cold and the hours of light shorter, they may be a little more reluctant to nesting right away, as opposed to starting up in spring when the weather is ideal. However, they will still breed no matter what time of year. Just give'em a little time [​IMG]

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