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What should I feed baby mourning dove squabs!!!!!

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by chicken farmer, Sep 5, 2016.

  1. chicken farmer

    chicken farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There was a nest in my woods with 2 mourning dove squabs in it and i was watching them since they werre eggs and the mom hasnt came back for a couple days so I took them and put them in my pigeon coop but none of them will feed them so what can I mix or make to feed them??? Any information will help!
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Are they feathered out?

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  3. chicken farmer

    chicken farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Can they fly yet?

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  5. chicken farmer

    chicken farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Do peck at seed? Do they drink?

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