What To Do When Pigeons Lay Eggs?

The best thing to do when pigeons lay eggs is to let them hatch and then raise the chicks.

If you find a pigeon nest with eggs in it, you can remove the eggs and relocate the nest if you wish. Pigeons typically lay two eggs at a time. The eggs are incubated for 18 days before the chicks hatch. The parents will take care of the chicks for about a month before they are able to fend for themselves.

When Do Pigeons Usually Lay Their Eggs?

Pigeons usually lay their eggs in the spring.

When Do Pigeons Usually Lay Their Eggs?
Pigeons usually lay their eggs in the springtime. For example, in New York City, the pigeons typically lay their eggs between late March and early April. The timing of when pigeons lay their eggs can vary depending on the location.

Pigeons typically lay two eggs at a time. The eggs hatch after about 18 days. Both the male and female pigeons take turns incubating the eggs and caring for the young pigeons, called squabs.

Squabs are born with their eyes closed and are unable to fly. They grow rapidly, though, and are typically able to fly within six weeks.

How Many Eggs Does A Pigeon Typically Lay?

A pigeon typically lays two eggs.

A pigeon typically lays two eggs. The eggs are incubated for 18 days before hatching. The young pigeons, called squabs, are fed by their parents for another four to six weeks before they are able to fly and fend for themselves.

In the wild, pigeons typically mate for life and will have one or two broods a year. The female will lay two eggs each time, with both parents taking turns incubating them. Once the squabs are born, both parents will also take turns feeding them.

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Pigeons are found in every continent except Antarctica, and their populations are healthy and stable. In urban areas, they are often considered pests, but they play an important role in the ecosystem by eating insects and other small animals.

FAQ

What Should You Do If You Find A Pigeon Egg?

If you find a pigeon egg, you can put it back in the nest if you know where it came from. If you can’t find the nest or don’t know where it came from, you can contact a wildlife rehabilitation center.

What Do Baby Pigeons Look Like?

baby pigeons are small and have soft, downy feathers. They are usually gray or brown with white patches on their wings.

Conclusion

If you find a pigeon nest with eggs in it, you can remove the eggs and relocate the nest if you wish. Pigeons typically lay two eggs at a time.

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Kathy Gonzales

I'm an author of pigeonsmatter.com. I have kept pigeons as pets for over 20 years and have written several articles. Here in this blog, I cover topics such as how to care for pigeons, what to feed them, and how to keep them healthy.