Start to breed pigeons with a study of the theoretical foundations. Decide what breed you will breed. Better not to start with Mongolian breeds and not take the content more than 5-6 pairs.
Prepare the necessary tools and equipment. First and foremost, you will need a premises for keeping pigeons. The dovecote can be constructed from brick, wood or metal. It must be sufficiently spacious, bright and draught-free. It is better to do in room 2 offices for adult birds and for the young. Door shall have a height of approximately 150 cm, width up to 70 cm can make a double: the outer continuous and the inner lattice. Floor made of planed planks, raising it 25 cm from the ground to avoid dampness. The height of the pigeon should be about 2 meters.
Read the diet of pigeons and purchase the necessary food. Remember maintaining vitamin and mineral balance in the diet of birds. Pigeons is not to overfeed, so when the cold weather increase the amount of feed, and in the warm time of the year of the decrease.
Buy pigeons chosen breed and make a record of the birds, as well as cards, with a pedigree of each bird.
Protect your pigeon against the penetration of cats and rodents. An ordinary rat can destroy your hard work, paradosis Chicks or stealing eggs.
Learn the techniques of breeding and crossbreeding. Highlight birds, the most suitable for breeding and start your genealogical line. Remember, however, that in subsequent generations the positive qualities of a founder can get lost. For breeding use only pedigree pigeons with pronounced signs of noble birth.
Keep pedigrees for each pigeon. They are nicknamed the birds, the names of parents, color and other characteristics. Based on pedigrees, it is possible to draw conclusions about the transmission of hereditary characteristics. Good luck in the breeding of purebred pigeons-beauties!