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Breeding biology of domestic pigeon (Columba livia Feral) from Village Chhajjian, Haripur Pakistan

By: Saira Bibi, Muhammad Fiaz khan, Shabir Ahmed, Aqsa Rehman, Naveed Akhtar

Key Words: Feral Pigeon, Columba livia F. domestica, Chhajjian, Clutch size, Fledglings, Hatchlings, Haripur

J. Bio. Env. Sci. 12(6), 231-235, June 2018.

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Abstract

Observations of individually marked pairs of brooders were conducted at the village where in about 10 houses were found to domesticate the feral pigeon were kept and breed. The total 170 nests were found during the study 101 of them were found to be active total number of the eggs observed in the nests were 200 eggs. 200 eggs were taken, the eggs width was found to be 202.8005±0.6, Egg length (mm) 3.9005±0.03, Egg weight (gm) 18.3±0.02. Egg length and width has no significant difference (P> 0.05). The incubation period was about 18 days and the chicks spent approximately four weeks in the nest before fledging. The highest number of fledglings observed in locality 4 where the % is 50.

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Breeding biology of domestic pigeon (Columba livia Feral) from Village Chhajjian, Haripur Pakistan

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Saira Bibi, Muhammad Fiaz khan, Shabir Ahmed, Aqsa Rehman, Naveed Akhtar.
Breeding biology of domestic pigeon (Columba livia Feral) from Village Chhajjian, Haripur Pakistan.
J. Bio. Env. Sci. 12(6), 231-235, June 2018.
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