Animal Stories - Diamond Dove


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   The Diamond Dove is one of the smallest doves and is considered to be one of the most beautiful!
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Parvaz - 2011-11-22
Hi,
Greetings from me.I am 40 years man from Bangladesh. I have a small pigeon farm. I am so interested build a Diamond Dove farm. I need your help, how to step the fast. Please reply me. It will be very helpful for me.
Thanks
Parvaz
From Bangladesh.

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-11-24
    I am going to go on the basis that you want to set up a dove breeding farm and what is the quickest way. I wasn't sure what you meant bu 'step up fast'. Doves will breed before they are a year old - but younger and more so if in a flock situation. The easiest thing to do to get started and most economical is to buy a pair of 'PROVEN DOVES' and get them set up. Then you can purchase other males and females and put them in a large flight. Have that flight close to the breeding pair. The younger birds will learn literally by seeing and being taught by the proven pair. As the younger doves pair (sitting together - preening) etc, move them to their own cage/area. Doves are great all together but they like their own space when breeding. They breed young but only if they know what they are doing. That is what the proven pair is for.
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Anonymous - 2011-09-02
Oh just recently bought a female diamond dove. She is so adorable!!! I love her, she is so quiet and calm. She has never pecked, bit, or scratched anyone! I luv my little luna!!!

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    BRITTANY - 2008-10-21
    Hello. I recently bought a Diamond Dove. With researching, I am thinking it is female. I would like to purchase her a friend or a couple to keep her company. I am located in Beaver Dams, New York and I am hoping to find some more Diamond Doves. If anyone knows how I can get some near me, please let me know. I'v looked in pet stores but I think they are a little over priced, plus they don't have them in yet. Thanks, Brittany. Can email me at britsdreamer22@yahoo.com

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    • JULIANNE - 2011-08-17
      HI BRITTANY.... I JUST READ YOUR COMMENT ABOUT PURCHASING A FEMALE DIAMOND DOVE. WELL YOU SAID YOU THOUGHT IT WAS FEMALE... I DID THE SAME THING! THE PET STORE HAD NO IDEA SO I DID SOME RESEARCH [HER COLORINGS, THE EYE RINGS, ETC.. and I KNOW IN MY HEART SHE IS A FEMALE]. ACTUALLY I BOUGHT HER FOR MY 15YR OLD SON. THEY ARE SO SO ATTACHEDTHE BIRD WONT LEAVE HIM...EVER. ONLY 2 SLEEP. THEREFORE I SUGGESTED GETTING HER A MATE AND MY SON LOVED THE IDEA! HONEY IS ABOUT 6MO OLD. I JUST WONDERED HOW THAT WENT FOR YOU WHEN YOU GOT ANOTHER ONE? DID YOU GET MORE THAN ONE AND DID THEY LAY EGGS? DID THEY GET ALONG..IF SO DID THE TAKE CARE OF THE EGGS? THE BABIES? I JUST KNOW THAT MY SON WILL BE HEARTBROKEN IF THEY ATTACK THE BABIES AS I READ THEY CAN DO. IM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD 2 HEARING BACK FROM YOU!! I HOPE YOUR DIAMOND DOVES ARE STILL DOING WELL!! THEY ARE SO ADORABLE, SO LOVING, SO SMART AND THEY HAVE THE ABSOLUTE SWEETEST COO IN THE WORLD! WE LOOKED AT SO SO MANY BIRDS AND WOULDNT CHANGE THIS DOVE FOR ANYTHING! TAKE CARE AND GO DIAMOND DOVES.... PS. THEY ARE SO HARD TO FIND IN OHIO ANYWAYS...... FINALLY FOUND ONE [YEP ONE] AT PETCO AND THAT WAS A MONTH AGE. STILL CALLING JUST IN CASE WE DO GET ANOTHER BUT, JUST NOT ABLE TO. PPS. DID YOUR DOVE LIKE A NIGHTLIGHT OR VERY LOW WATTAGE REPTILE LIGHT? THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FOR ANY HELP YOU MAY HAVE. PLEASE GMAIL ME AT JEWELS7474@GMAIL.COM
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    william zickuhr - 2011-08-15
    This last weekend (sat and sun) we had what I think was a silver diamond dove show up to our back yard ground feeder. I have look at quite a few dove pictures, and the closest is the silver diamond. Eastern Washington. Did one escape from a handler ?

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    • Charlie Roche - 2011-08-15
      There is no way to know the answer to that question. If one managed to leave - they will most likely find their way back given they possibly can.
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    mark - 2011-03-14
    I have several pairs of diamond doves housed in an aviary with zebra finches. Two pairs lay eggs and incubate for a week or so and then abandon the eggs. Why are they abandoning their eggs?

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    Alex - 2011-02-15
    I am looking for a young Diamond dove does anyone know where I can get a young one I have two weeks to find one or I have to go to the store and get an adult.

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    Marissa - 2008-01-24
    Hey, I have a diamond dove which i believe is a female but was told it was a male. its mate killed itself but trying to get outside and hit the glass. He is lonely so if any of you all know where I can get him or her a friend i would really appreciate it. I'm in Paducah ky. and no one around here knows anything... thank you.

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    • Dotti Dillon - 2010-07-25
      I also would like to know where I can purchase a pair of Diamond Doves.
    • Alex - 2011-02-15
      You could go to petco they have diamond doves I myself am getting one in two weeks.
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    carl - 2010-10-17
    I had a diamond dove get outside of cage can they survive in wild I'm trying to capture it but it's hard it keeps coming back in the evening and I have other babies and I'm trying to find them a home.

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    • Alex - 2011-02-15
      Are they still babies if they are how much for it?
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    scorpion - 2010-09-12
    Hi I have 6 pairs of healthy diamond doves in 18sq inch" cages 4 each pair I provide all facilities and best food. But they are not making pairs? plz help me.

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    • jacqueline - 2010-12-03
      Hi these doves do better as single pairs in longer rather than high cage and a bit of privacy.
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    Dayton Kenneally - 2010-07-14
    I LOVE Diomond Doves, I have a Female one, her name is Alouet(French for Dove) I Pet her for 30 mins. b/c it said to pet or hold her for about 30 mins. In my packet I got a Pet-Co.She is the cutest thing on EARTH! She has laid 5 eggs 2 of which hatched because she was around Males at Pet-Co.
    Still She sings(or coos?) lovely, I got her for Christmas.
    DIAMOND DOVES ROCK!

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    • QUMAIL SHAHID - 2010-07-27
      Oh! Silly, diamond doves never lay more than 2 eggs. how its possible that your female dove has laid 5 eggs. if you have any problem then contact me at qumail.shahid@yahoo.com. Don't mind it's for your information. Thanks.
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