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#6888738 - 09/15/17 06:06 PM Pigeons
adam94 Offline
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Registered: 11/02/12
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Loc: Plano, Texas
Anyone know a place where I can buy live pigeons? I have tried trapping them but no luck. I've called around to some pest control companies and no responses. I'm in Carrollton and am looking to introduce my 4 month old black lab to live birds as she does great with cold ones.


Edited by adam94 (09/15/17 06:07 PM)

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#6888743 - 09/15/17 06:14 PM Re: Pigeons [Re: adam94]
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Try Shooterwalter on this forum.
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#6888752 - 09/15/17 06:28 PM Re: Pigeons [Re: adam94]
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Check the upland hunting section on this forum!

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#6889816 - 09/17/17 10:32 AM Re: Pigeons [Re: adam94]
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I've got some. $7.00 a piece.
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#6896872 - 09/23/17 09:30 PM Re: Pigeons [Re: adam94]
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Loc: Poetry, Texas Kaufman County 8...
give us a call. we have homers not to be hurt for $5 rental, also have three electronic launchers and live, flighty quail. assistance and instruction available.
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#6899978 - 09/26/17 05:47 PM Re: Pigeons [Re: adam94]
adam94 Offline
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If anyone is interested PM when you need the pigeons I just spoke with a wildlife removal service and he will be letting me know when they have them available.

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#6900335 - 09/27/17 01:31 AM Re: Pigeons [Re: adam94]
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$5 rental per pigeon? How much to buy shootable pigeons

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#6926169 - 10/19/17 03:13 PM Re: Pigeons [Re: adam94]
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Noooowww ppl have pidgeons...
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#6926517 - 10/19/17 10:19 PM Re: Pigeons [Re: blanked]
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$5 rental per pigeon? How much to buy shootable pigeons
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#6926632 - 10/20/17 06:36 AM Re: Pigeons [Re: shooterwalter]
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Originally Posted By: shooterwalter
we have homers not to be hurt for $5 rental

What are we supposed to do with this?

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#6927202 - 10/20/17 03:11 PM Re: Pigeons [Re: Guy]
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Originally Posted By: Guy
Originally Posted By: shooterwalter
we have homers not to be hurt for $5 rental

What are we supposed to do with this?


You must be a retriever guy. Homers are very useful in upland training.

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#6927487 - 10/20/17 08:00 PM Re: Pigeons [Re: Mundo]
Guy Offline
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Originally Posted By: Mundo
Originally Posted By: Guy
Originally Posted By: shooterwalter
we have homers not to be hurt for $5 rental

What are we supposed to do with this?


You must be a retriever guy. Homers are very useful in upland training.

Yeah I am. So you keep them in a cage in cover, train dogs to point live birds? I'm just curious.

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#6936251 - 10/27/17 04:49 PM Re: Pigeons [Re: Guy]
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Yeah I am. So you keep them in a cage in cover, train dogs to point live birds? I'm just curious. [/quote]


You release the bird as the dog approaches before he points and before he gets too close. Most dogs , when they encounter this, grow more cautious and begin to point birds. It is a lot easier to put a dog in a situation where they teach themselves to point. When you stop the dog on a bird they tend to look to you when to point..when the dog learns to point after seeing birds flush before he points he becomes more cautious and a stauncher pointer. You want the dog to learn to use his own judgement on when to stand for birds not yours. Obviously as you are not shooting birds yet, having a bird you can reuse because it flies well and recalls well is a real advantage.


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#6936337 - 10/27/17 06:17 PM Re: Pigeons [Re: adam94]
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I've never used pigeons, but I'm not against using them. I kept a Johnny house. I could turn the quail lose in the spring after I was done.
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#6938187 - 10/29/17 05:52 PM Re: Pigeons [Re: adam94]
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Using pigeons out of launchers is best as the pigeon will not come down. The pigeon goes back to the loft. Using the quail the quail will come down and a young dog in hot pursuit might catch the quail and get rewarded for a bad habit.

And pigeons may be used with out a Private Bird Hunting Area permit as is required to use pen raised birds that must be banded.

Got a call today from a woman from WI down here to train and do LBJ Grassland NAVHDA and she was told by TPWD she could not set pen raised birds loose at LBJ .
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