New To Pigeons

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by chickenboy1, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. chickenboy1

    chickenboy1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi i just got 4 pigeons the other day and iam just wondering how to tell if they are male or female and any other good information you might have the one has a band on it and it is a year old and it has a blue band on the other foot and it says bricon 5000 what does this meen? there are 2 white ones and one mixed the white one breeds the other white one well he jumps up on it but they are not mated or anything and it drags its tail on the ground and makes alot of noise and always moves.... The pens they are in are just temporary iam in the process of building my loft and getting alot more birds.



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  2. gunnarwordon

    gunnarwordon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Bricon 5000 is a racing timer, and has nothing to do with the stock itself. Also, I wouldn't jump the gun so quickly...... keep the 4 you have until the point where they are used to you, THEN introduce new birds...... too much stress anyway else.....
     
  3. chickenboy1

    chickenboy1 Out Of The Brooder

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    ok what do you think how many cocks and how many hens?
     
  4. gunnarwordon

    gunnarwordon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what do you mean? how many should you get, or what you have now?
     
  5. chickenboy1

    chickenboy1 Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you think i have now and the white cock is doing his courting thing is it normal for the hen to peck him and flick her wing like she is mad
     
  6. gunnarwordon

    gunnarwordon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well pecking is what my birds do as well. I don't know if the flapping is good or not though. I wouldn't worry. But I am not good at sexing via pictures.
     

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