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Keep different breeds in the same coop?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by mochicken, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    My uncle gave me 6 pigeons, there are three different breeds and 2 of each breed.

    He had them in a shed converted to a GIANT coop/aviary with pigeons, pheasants, quail, and chukar partridges so I am guessing it would be ok. I am building a coop today and want to make sure I am doing the right thing. I am going to be building an 8ftx8ft enclosure for them to live in and I ordered a 30x50 "aviary netting" so I can add on a "hoop house" aviary for them to fly and play.

    Does all this sound ok?
  2. hookedonpigeons

    hookedonpigeons Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 17, 2011
    Rural Hall, NC
    Sounds great!! [​IMG] What breeds are they?
  3. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    I dont know honestly, here is a pic from when I brought them home, sorry about the bad pic, its too dark here already to take any more pics tonight, I will take better ones on my next day off which will be Thursday or Friday.

    The ones that are tan have feathered feet, I dont think any of the others do. The black ones are kinda weird, they puff their chests up kinda weird. I am going to do some more research on them but my uncle had no idea of what they were.

  4. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 9, 2007
    Sounds good
    black ones are Pouters (dont know what kind) and I see some Old German Owls
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2011
  5. larrylofts

    larrylofts Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2010
    The Black Birds Arebrunner Pouters The Colored Wing Birds Are Old German Owls The Yellow Is A Cauphcine Cross
  6. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    wow thanks for identifying them Larry, I REALLY APPRECIATE IT [​IMG]

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