Something really spectacular happened in my loft. After the old birds season ended I let them mate and lay eggs. A female laid a very big egg, about twice the normal size. I was certain nothing will hatch from that egg but I was curious. I also noticed the egg …
Somebody sent me this picture that shows you how to tell the sex of the baby pigeon in the nest.
The walnut trees dropped their dry leaves. It’s time to start collecting the leaves for next year’s pigeon nests.
I have always been fascinated by this instinct they kept from the wild, to remove the egg shells and take them far away from the nest box.
Did you know that each female is born with a limmited number of eggs?
A very young female (a few months old) dropped her first eggs and one of the eggs contained two chicks!
Some of the best materials for pigeon nests.
Alan Wheeldon’s article “Breeding Winners” inspired me for this case study. I got bred 8 yb’s from the same couple.
Are there strong families of reds nowadays? Many fanciers love REDS.