new baby diamond dove!

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by crtrlovr, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    well, almost new, 8 days old today! when it hatched it was about the size of a large lima bean, and look at him/her today! It's perching already! when I took the pic, it upset Mom & she took off, but here's baby! [​IMG]
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  2. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Congrats it's to cute!

    i hope mine have babies one day
     
  3. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
    Oregono
    omg adorable! I used to have diamond doves-never had babies though [​IMG]
     
  4. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Thanks. I'd had a pair, and one died, leaving one sad diamond dove in with the society finches. I bought another ddove @PetsMart, and lo and behold, an egg appears! I let them hatch it, and now they are a family of 3. I hope they all get along well when baby gets older. Ignore the dirty perch; they're all due for a scrubbing in that cage. [​IMG]

    ETA the little sucker's growing FAST! It's 8 days old today, and is about the size of a kumquat or a persimmon, but when it's fluffed & napping, it looks like a pingpong ball. [​IMG] I watched the parent feeding it; baby has a GOOD feeding response! Grabs that beak and hangs on for all it's worth! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2008
  5. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2008
    N.E. Pa.
    Congrats on the hatch. Sure is a pretty baby. Good luck with the little family.[​IMG]
     

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