Pigeons in a bird cage?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by nayeli, Feb 18, 2014.

  1. nayeli

    nayeli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, I was just wondering if I could keep a mated pair of pigeons in a bird cage like this?[​IMG]
     
  2. cochinGurl

    cochinGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you could, as in they would physically fit in there. but no, in my opinion that is not enough space for a pair to live in.
     
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  3. nayeli

    nayeli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I won't. I don't want them to be uber cramped.
     
  4. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Overrun With Chickens

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    No way!

    Too small. Keep the cage though, as you could use it as a hospital cage, if any of you birds got ill, or if you had to hand raise some squabs.
     
  5. nayeli

    nayeli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was considering buying it but won't now... Can I see ya'll cages and how many birds are in them?
     
  6. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Overrun With Chickens

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    why do you want to keep them in cages?

    Its better to keep them all in one big coop, with nest boxes on the walls and some perches.

    Then you only need to have one feeder and one water container to change each day.

    If they are in cages, you have to feed and water each one, let them out for exorcise, and also clean the cage bottom each day. That will take up a lot of time.

    Also the pigeons will be happier, fitter and healthier if they have as much room as possible to fly about and get exorcise.
     
  7. Curtiejlee

    Curtiejlee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad you didn't get it! That would be like putting yourself in a barred closet! [​IMG]
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    I have a 6' tall 4' wide 10' long aviary connected to the back of the loft. They freefly a lot too.
     
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  8. nayeli

    nayeli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, your look bigger than the ones I've seen!
     
  9. Curtiejlee

    Curtiejlee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are just homers and fancy birds. This is an old pic from before I got my kings. The kings are bigger than the homers by about 25%.
     
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  10. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    Window hinges down during winter storms.
    Landing ramp hinges up to form small aviary for trap training young squabs.
    Floor hinged down for easy cleaning.


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