Pigeon, day 18!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bock, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today is day 18 for my Grand Champ Racing Pigeon Egg!!! [​IMG] I do have some ?s though.


    #1- What should the humidity be???



    #2-should I help the chick if it is struggling???




    #3- supposing it does hatch, when should I feed it???


    P.s - thank you for ALL you're help!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:COME ON PEOPLE!!!
     
  3. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

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    mmm...I have no experience with Pigeons, but since no one is answering, I'm guessing they don't either. After all, this is a site for raising chickens, not pigeons! [​IMG] Not that I'm criticizing you, of course! It's fine to post about pigeon eggs here, but don't expect people to answer a pigeon egg-hatching question as quickly as they do with a chicken egg-hatching question. [​IMG]
    Try looking it up on Google, since I have no experience with pigeons! [​IMG]

    Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  4. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you soooooooooo much, because most people probably read the title, and look away, but you had the heart to explain so thanks!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
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    I have never hatched a pigeon egg but I did use to take the babies out of the nests of the barn pigeons and bring them home and raise them by hand and then add them to my coop.I had no experience with it other than that.I use to feed them bread soaked in milk and kind of force feed them some until they got the hang of it coming from me.All of them survived and grew up so it worked.
     
  6. IggiMom

    IggiMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2009
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    Gosh, I cannot imagine raising a pigeon without a momma bird! Good luck! I often have baby pigeons but my birds raise their own. I'll be interested in how you do.
     
  7. gervais22

    gervais22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Incubation Period: 17
    Temp: 100 F
    Humidity: 85-87 F
    Do not turn after 15th day
    Humidity last 3 days 90 F
    Open more vents 14th day

    here's the link scroll down to see the info for yourself.

    http://www.msstate.edu/dept/poultry/hatch.htm

    hope this helps,

    regards,

    Samuel
     
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2009

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