Available from several
Search the Internet for more.
Feed stores have many types of large shallow rubber or plastic
pans. The rubber type is best as they give traction for the birds'
feet. Remove the pan from the bird's area immediately after they
finish bathing or they will drink the dirty water.
20 Mule Team Borax
is available at many Wal-Mart stores and some grocery stores in
the laundry section. $3-$4 a box
and dust masks are available at most hardware stores and many garden
means to stand confidently in the correct posture for your breed.
Find your current breed standard** on the Internet and read through
it thoroughly until you get a mental picture of your breed.
- Many pigeon breeds have written "standards." These are
guidelines for the size, shape, colors and appearance of the breed.
Judges reward birds that most closely resemble their breed standard.
Search the internet for "pigeon standards" or for your
If you want to buy your own show
coop, contact your local pigeon club to ask if they have
a used one for sale. Or buy from Jedds
is available at Lowe's, Home Depot, some Wal-Marts and many carpet
are available from feed stores and farm supply stores.
sticks are available from Office Depot and Staples (you
may have to ask them to order it from their catalog or order online.)
Cost $3 to $5
Pigeon Magazine - More showing information is available from Purebred Pigeon www.purebredpigeon.com, , a full color magazine devoted to all pigeon activities