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Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by shelleyd2008, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    My son saw the dog 'playing' with something today. Turned out it was my baby pigeon! [​IMG] I have no idea how it got out of the nest or how it got out of the pen. It was pretty wet but didn't look hurt (no bleeding or cuts) and I put it back in the nest under poppa...hope it makes it okay! It's only 2 days old [​IMG]
     
  2. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear, hope it pulls through!
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    OOh darn! [​IMG]
    My dog woulda killed it in a second... [​IMG]
    Hope it makes it! [​IMG]
     
  4. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no! I hope its okay [​IMG] I'm surprised it wasn't eaten or tore up!
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    She's a pretty good dog, for all I know she was bringing it to us. I checked today and the baby was fat and sleeping so I guess it will be okay [​IMG]
     
  6. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:bet you're relieved!
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:bet you're relieved!

    Very! [​IMG]
     
  8. Okla-doodle-doo

    Okla-doodle-doo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wasn't so lucky,a feathered out pouter baby fell out of the net and my baby pig ate it!
     
  9. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:That sucks [​IMG]

    So I decided to put the baby and the egg that hasn't (probably won't) hatched yet in a dog food bowl so the baby isn't so easily able to fall out. The parents have a good nest made but it's on a flat 'floor'. I didn't notice before, but part of the floor is open near the front and apparently when mom and dad switched the baby got bumped. So I went and checked them and mom was sitting beside the bowl with the egg under her with the baby still in the bowl [​IMG]
    So scratch that idea, guess I need to figure out how to rig up the floor so baby can't fall out [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2011
  10. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    Just put some cardboard or a whole bunch of hay in there and it will help to keep the bay in. I've noticed that they don'really like having their nests messed with. They are very finicky about it.

    glad to hear he's okay, though.
     

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