Pigeons

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Barron's Educational Series, 2005 - Pets - 95 pages
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More than 150 titles in Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series offer basic advice and instruction on housing, feeding, protection against disease and parasites, and caring for pets of every imaginable kind. All books are heavily illustrated with color photos and instructive line art. Here is everything bird fanciers need to know about keeping pigeons, including feeding, housing, protection against parasites, general health care, and breeding. There is also information on various members of the pigeon family, and on breeding pigeons for racing.
 

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I bought this book, and it's sister book Doves, the day after I was given an orphan day-old pigeon chick to raise way back in 1997. Normaly I deal with domestic birds (bantams, budgies, ect.) so when ... Read full review

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Contents

Pigeons and
5
Determining the Sex
11
Road Training
18
Feed Mixes
42
Endoparasites
45
Bathing and Preening
66
Pigeons in the Wild
81
lndex
94
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Matthw Vriends, Ph.D., is a renowned biologist and aviculturalist. He is the author of many books on a variety of avian topics, including breeding, health and natural history.

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