Pigeon loft and area for flying

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by james w, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. james w

    james w Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,

    I have a 4 mt by 2 mt chicken tractor that I would like to convert into a pigeon loft for squabbing. I understand the basic requirements of a loft but I have not read any information about whether an area for flying is needed.

    I thought perhaps I could create an enclosed area and attach it to the loft to give the pigeons an area to stretch their wings or at a minimum some extra space in the fresh air and sun.

    The fact that I haven't read or seen anything on this subject leads me to believe that it isn't necessary but I'd like to get some feedback from others before I finalise my plans.

    Thanks
     

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