oops, I stand corrected

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by Mom 2em All, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Songster

    Apr 20, 2008
    Southeast Michigan
    I have had a white homing pigeon for two years(?) now. It was originally found after a storm in someones dogs waterbowl and they surrendered it to my work. I love my pigeon, and it thinks it is a chicken, lives in the coop- flies around freely, and will follow me about the yard. It has courted every chicken I have had, cooing and bobbing and constantly making a nest----and following my hens around, cooing and it is always making a sound, even when it is alone in the coop.
    I posted a picture before of it sitting on chicken eggs, and constantly pestering one of my hens to be its mate.
    I posted before when it was gone for three days and how sad I was that it was probably a victim of a hawk..and then returned [​IMG]
    I also had another BYC member purchase a female pigeon for me at a swap, and she stayed until her wing feathers grew back then took off with the neighboring riff-raff pigeons.

    My poor "MALE" pigeon needs a mate.

    Well, today, I found him in his own little nest next to my muscovy duck nest- with his own little pigeon eggs in it. [​IMG]

    So, now that I know he is most definitely a SHE- and a forward one at that, lol... I need to find a male for her. Poor lonely pigeon. I have actually frustrated myself because for over a year now, I passed up ads looking for a home for their MALES. heh heh heh...
  2. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Songster

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    that is the cutest story.I just started w/pigeons but I know alot of people give them away or small money.Check local clubs lots of pigeon people lots of babies this is the season
  3. Judy

    Judy Crowing

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia

    And how sweet.
  4. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Songster

    Apr 10, 2009
    Rowan County, NC
    [​IMG] They have a great way of fooling us sometimes. I have a newly weaned male Satinette, if you are interested. It'll be a while before he's old enough to breed, but he is available and guaranteed male [​IMG]
  5. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Songster

    Apr 20, 2008
    Southeast Michigan
    I am interested in your young male! How much is shipping and well, honestly I have never had a bird shipped to me of any kind so I am clueless on how that works!



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