Please Help!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Albeec8206, May 7, 2017.

  1. Albeec8206

    Albeec8206 New Egg

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    Hello!
    Myself and a few others noticed what looked like a dove lay some eggs in a nest near our carport, for the past several days we have not seen the dove, concerned I took the eggs inside and made a sort of incubator. The eggs went several days with no mother and there were some very cold and rainy nights, I dont believe the eggs had gotten wet.
    The pictures below were just taken and I was hoping somebody on here with some more knowledge could help me identify whether or not they are still alive!
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  2. Erka97

    Erka97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like there might be something in there. All you can really do is incubate them a few more days and then see if they continue developing. I'm not sure the incubation temperature for those birds, however I'm sure it's available on the internet, and once they hatch they will do well on baby parrot food from a pet store -I've raised several pigeons on this and doves are very similar. According to the internet, chicks under four days aren't likely to survive without their parents, but one should always try. I had one I got at 3 or so days old and she was tiny for a very long time -the other chick from the nest was several times her size at one point and could have passed as her parent- but eventually she grew into a healthy adult pigeon.
     
  3. Albeec8206

    Albeec8206 New Egg

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    Thanks so much for the feedback! Im glad that there still may be a chance, I will figure out a good temperature for incubation and leave them at that and hope for the best! Thanks!
     

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