Advice 1: How to tame pigeons

According to scientists, the pigeons were first domesticated about 5 thousand years ago in Egypt. The Egyptians began to use domesticated Pets to send emails. In 1167 they pigeon became a state. In times of war pigeons rescued by delivery of correspondence and even was trained in espionage. Today, people have bred pigeons for pleasure and competitions. In Russia, the first society for the pigeon sport appeared in 1890. Pigeons are easily tamed by man.
The dove is a symbol of tenderness, kindness and peace
You will need
  • Food, low-key clothes, the time.
Instruction
1
Tame pigeonsliving near your home. You can just train them to eat out of hand, and it is possible to build a dovecote, inviting to birds. In both situations, use the General rules.
2
Regularly communicate with pigeons. Come to visit them, talk, feed. All this to the pigeons gradually got used to you.
3
The first time must wear the same clothes. Pigeons don't like the shiny outfits. Wear something neutral, not flashy.
4
When the pigeons get used to you, start to teach them hands on. First, throw the food away from himself, each time shortening the distance. Don't forget to talk to them, sitting down on his haunches. Then pull the feed into his hand. These birds really love sunflower seeds. Pigeons are different, everyone has their own experience, as a person. Not shy birds will quickly get used to the hands, perhaps they already accustomed to them. Be patient with the timid pigeons.
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Dove is not just poultry, domesticated in ancient times. For many people it is a symbol of tenderness, kindness and peace. In the Christian tradition, the dove represents a symbol of spiritual purity, the image of the Holy spirit. In this appearance of Christ at baptism descended divine.
Useful advice
1) to Tame pigeons are the easiest in the winter, feeding them by hand.
2) If you have a dovecote and there were the Chicks, try to make sure that they immediately get used to your hands. Then as children they will become tame.

Advice 2 : How to release the dove

Competition among the pigeons in flight speed or accuracy of mail delivery are held quite regularly. To send in your pet, the existence of a strong and fast bird is not enough. You need to teach her how to navigate. To cook the pigeon for independent flights you need to start early enough.
How to release the dove
You will need
  • - pigeon:
  • - a dovecote;
  • food;
  • - thin rod.
Instruction
1
Introduce the dove with the appearance of a doveTNI. He should know it, not only inside but also outside. Once your pet learns to bite, begin to release it to the roof through the pasture. Do this before feeding. Fly it until you can, Yes the pigeons do not very inclined to change their place of residence. The walk can be finished as soon as the bird thoroughly hungry. Teach your nestling yourself to go in pigeon, TNU. The best way is to lure him with food. You can use a thin twig. But they need to act very carefully, in any case, not to beat a pigeon. Twig can only gently guide his movement.
2
When a dove is a little stronger, teach him how to fly over the doveTNA. The chick is already accustomed to, that his house, waiting for food. First release the bird only in your presence and do not let her sit down. There is a military-ligamentous teaching method, according to which pigeons are kept locked at first, and then start to produce for a short time in "a nonstop flight". Do sometimes with Chicks who grew up in the same pigeontne. But this is especially important if the flock has recently acquired adult pigeons, which can fly into your old house. If an adult bought the dove has brought his mate in the new dovetne, he's not going anywhere. The first trip can be quite short. Release a dove for a few minutes, then lure food. Each day increase the duration of "walk" in the surroundings for a few minutes and bring it to one and a half hours.
3
When you notice that the dove is already familiar with the immediate surroundings and always comes home, go for longer walks. First take the bird about 200 meters to the side and release. Make sure that the dove has returned. Gradually take him farther. Then take your pet to a distance of 2-3 kilometers from pigeonTNI and send him home. Return to dovetne and wait when it will arrive. Repeat this exercise many times, releasing a dove in different places. If you learn of the future of the postman, for example, to deliver mail from some points home, teach him to fly mainly in this direction.
4
There is method and free pigeons. Dovecote always open, and birds can fly and return when you want. But for this technique you need to go, when your Pets become accustomed to go home from the roof. Adult birds in this case get a great workout when you go for food for Chicks over long distances. The bait, forcing them to return home to the kids. This method is good when a lot of pigeons.
Useful advice
Vdovoy method of teaching requires a certain skill, so you can use it if you have long keep pigeons. Females with Chicks is deposited in another room, and to produce and train beginning only males.

To start releasing pigeons in the warm season, weather permitting. In poor visibility these birds can easily get lost.
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