Pigeons

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by NorthestGeorgia14, Oct 15, 2011.

  1. NorthestGeorgia14

    NorthestGeorgia14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm getting into pigeons and been reading that pigeon have to have a floor in there pen is this true . I bred pigeons couple years ago and i had a 10 by 10 loft and a 20by8 flight pen. I had 20 birds and they never stay in there loft only at night . Do i need a floor?
     
  2. TN_BIRD

    TN_BIRD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suspect what you are reading has more to do with discouraging predators.

    Some folks use dovecotes for "wild-ish" birds, whereas most of the hobbyists build a loft because they keep them more or less as pets and don't want predators.
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Guess depend on your area , i would never have a loft without a floor.....ground to damp here.
     
  4. NorthestGeorgia14

    NorthestGeorgia14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It normally dry and sandy . I had some on the ground and not even one die
     

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