Pigeons

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by roosters97, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. roosters97

    roosters97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    VA
    Tell me the pros and cons about pigeons!! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. yardbird tx

    yardbird tx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of pigeons are you looking at keeping?
     
  3. seedcorn

    seedcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    NE. IN
    they can be pretty to fly around and their antics are fun to watch.

    they can be a cheap source of meat.

    Many styles to pick from but the colors are limited vs chickens.
     
  4. roosters97

    roosters97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    VA
    Any kind,Really lol [​IMG]
     
  5. yardbird tx

    yardbird tx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All my birds really need is feed and water they take care of the rest. So I would say they are very easy to take care of.

    But my birds never fly or leave the loft. I could see a lot more problems with fliers like rollers or homers ect.
     
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  6. Okla-doodle-doo

    Okla-doodle-doo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Be real careful. They are highly addictive! And the addiction last for years. I've had it for almost 45 years!
    They are easy to raise and come in so many varietys and colors. Depending on your location they can be a profitable hobby also.
     
  7. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    Pros - highly addictive, lots of variety, dang they are cool, highly addictive, they won't take over your mind like silkies, tons of variety, very addictive, you can't ever get too many, they are like collerctor stamps or knives or something like that, very addictive

    cons - I just can come up with any!

    Wants some advice on which ones to get...a pair of each!
     
  8. shmooborp

    shmooborp artistic fowlism

    m y friend has a fan tail, its just about the coolest thing ever ! it goes outside and stays within its house perimiter and comes in at night and sleeps in a parrot cage, his name is bird LOL !
     
  9. 92caddy

    92caddy Egg Lover

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    They poop ALOT, alot more then chickens, I think. I have rollers, shakers, racing homers, fiquritas, barbs, frillbacks and modenas, I think thats it. Some are better parents then others, some cant even feed their young, but they are rare breeds or what I call special breeds. My spanish fiquritas are NOT good parents and we have to foster their eggs under another breed to raise them. They are really nice to watch flying around the farm and to listen to and watch when they are mating and or struting...............
     
  10. seedcorn

    seedcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    NE. IN
    could you post pictures of your figurita's. Couldn't find them on internet.
     

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