just got new pigeons

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by birdboy508, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just got 3 new white pigeons and 2 are young and 1 is older do you think if i have them in a cage for a year i can let them free range after that year is over.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. cheyfrie26

    cheyfrie26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should be able to. I'd let the younger ones out sooner and about a month before a year is up for the old one, re-add the young ones and let them all re-bond and they should all stay.
     
  3. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How young is "young" and how old is "old"? Are they homers or another breed?
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    It definitely depends on the breed. A friend of mine told me a story about a racing homer pigeon he'd bought from a guy in Idaho. He kept the bird for 4 years, caged all the time. He then sold it to a guy. That guy kept the bird penned up for about a month then let the bird out. 2 weeks later, the bird showed up in Idaho where it originated. [​IMG]
     
  5. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there homer pigeons and the old one is 1 year old and the young ones are this years hatch but they can fly and they are full grown.
     
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2011
  6. cochinGurl

    cochinGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congrats on the new birds btw
     

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