Animal Stories - Diamond Dove

Animal-World Information about: Diamond Dove

   The Diamond Dove is one of the smallest doves and is considered to be one of the most beautiful!
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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?
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.
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.

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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 Don't mind it's for your information. Thanks.
nika - 2010-01-13
Hi! I had 2 Diamond Doves and they breed and I had to sell a few birdies... :-) Thanx so much for the great info and pics!! Nika

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  • tina - 2010-04-10
    Hi I have a diamond dove I did have a pair but one's dead. I would like to know if I buy another and if not the right sex would they be all right together?
  • Dayton Kenneally - 2010-07-14
    It might be okay.
Hayley - 2010-05-22
What are the Diamond Dove threats? I am doing it for my project and I need some help with this questions.

marcia - 2009-07-21
@Marissa It's July so you may not need another d. dove by now, but I have lots and I am in Metropolis. Call Marcia at the Village Groomers.

Debbie Palma - 2009-01-13
Hi, I need some help, My diamond doves are so sweet, but I don't think they know how to take care of the eggs that they are having. So far it has been four, and it looks as though she drops them from the perch. Most of the time, they have a little hole in there. One was perfect, then about a half hour later, there was an indent/sm hole. I have tried to make them a nest with different things, newpapers, nesting hair, etc. and I tried to put the female one it and nothing helps. Should I just let it go??

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  • Rhonda.Francis - 2010-05-12
    Hi, I have a pair of diamond doves too and at first they had the same issue, so I figured it out, mine like to use the large food dish that hooks on the cage and they also like things like mallett and timothy hay for there nesting materials, try tha tand put the nesting materials on the floor of the cage and also some in the big food dish, I buy their big food dish at petsmart, then put the eggs in the dish, put the dish up by the top perch they seem to like it up high, mine never nest on the bottom, mine love this it really works great. Good luck, hope you get healthy happy babies. Feel free to ask me if you need any more help.
lachlan mills - 2008-10-02
Hey, I have 2 pairs of diamond doves in an aviary with 2 pairs of zebra's and a pair of lutino cockatiels. I have bred a pair of diamonds before and had a hen chick, but then not long after the cock was attacked by a rat and died. But yesterday I bought 2 new cocks, so hopefully this season I'll get some more chicks. I'll let you know! byebye, Locky

Jennifer - 2008-09-19
I have two diamond doves that I got from my grammy. They had eggs before while my grammy had them, but the eggs fell and cracked. Now they have two more eggs and one of them is cracked. I'm pretty sure it's dead and the other one just sits in the nest. I haven't seen the birds on them in about 2 days. Is this normal? because i'd like to see the egg hatch. :]

kathy - 2007-07-24
Hi my name is Kathy. I Have four birds, 2 Budgies and a Diamond Dove. One budgie died because it drowned inside its water bowl. I was so sad, my dad buy me another budgie. A rare type of parakeet. Nice talking to you, Bye!