pigeon breeding

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by aarontheman, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. aarontheman

    aarontheman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello i know i asked this before but can someone tell me how to get pigeons breeding i feed them daily have fresh water nesting bowls and hay for nesting and pearches they didnt go out of the loft in about 1 month because of the winter months i will start letting them out in january so any advise would be nice thank you ![​IMG]
     
  2. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    Make sure you have both males and females. If this is confirmed I think your birds are still a bit too young. In my opinion nature should be taking it course when the first rain falls in the spring (unless you provide artificial light). I have pigeons who just laid eggs a few days ago but as a rule of thumb breeding slows down this time of year.
     
  3. Holleran Farms

    Holleran Farms Out Of The Brooder

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    You could have 2 males or 2 females. If you have one of each you should see courtship behavior. To stimulate a pair to lay leave a light on early and late in the day. Longer daylight or compensated with artificial light will get them going. You can leave light on all night or put a timer on it
     

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