What is a good seed mixture for doves???

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by SamG347, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    Currently my doves are just eating a wild bird seed mix....but they seem to just pick through it and eat only the black oil sunflower seed. My local pet store that is also kind of a feed mill has bulk seeds that you can mix and match. What would be a good mix for doves?

    I was thinking.....

    Millet
    Wheat
    Popcorn/cracked corn
    Sunflower
    Safflower

    But there is also a mix by Kaytee for doves.....but it has Canadian peas and I have heard people are concerned about the peas being a choking hazard.
    Any tips or suggestions would be appreciated...please nothing too exspensive.
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  2. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    when i had ringnecks and my diamond doves that i have now .. i just feed them a mixture pet bird food i am not good with names of seeds... i have parakeets and finches so i mix those 2 foods for my doves and they love it they eat it all

    but maybe someone that knows the names of the seeds can help you more [​IMG]
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Best is the mixs for doves or pigeons. You can also get a pigeon pellet. NO CRACK CORN!!!

    Whats nice about the pellets birds cant just pick the grain they like.
     
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2008

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