pigeons and chicken?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by koy10, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. koy10

    koy10 New Egg

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    i just got one of those big fan tail pigeons can i put it in my chicken coop[​IMG]
     
  2. gunnarwordon

    gunnarwordon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes, you can. I have a few american fantail pair and an indian fantail pair both in an aviary with chickens. i've also kept them with other birds. they don't fight really, they'll be fine.
     
  3. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    I have pigeons in with my chickens and they do fine.
     
  4. PoultryQueen29

    PoultryQueen29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was also wondering if I could do that! That's awesome! Won't they catch diseases from the chickens if they drink the same water and are exposed to the chicken poo? I actually heard that the chickens get sick all the time with pigeons housed with them.
     
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2012
  5. Pigeons are gentle. Chickens will kill and eat pigeon babies that are in the nest.
     

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