why doesn't my male pigeon know how to mate?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by raphael14, Dec 19, 2013.

  1. raphael14

    raphael14 New Egg

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    i have two pigeons a male and a female, my male pigeon yesterday was trying to get the attention of the female pigeon but the female pigeon would fly away. but earlier today my female pigeon finally likes the male pigeon because she was grooming him and they were kissing. after they were kissing the female pigeon sat down to mate so the male pigeon went on top but did not do anything. he doesn't know how to mate why? my female pigeon keeps sitting down to mate but the male would just look at her and ignore her. i already have a nest for them and materials to make the nest. why doesn't he know how to mate?????
     
  2. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is he young? Give him time,he will figure out what he is supposed to do. Be patient.
     
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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't have pigeons, but my chicken cockerels often are a bit clumsy and awkward when they first start breeding hens.
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. raphael14

    raphael14 New Egg

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    i dont know if hes young but i will be patient thankyou for the reply
     

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