The Magic Café
Username:
Password:
[ Lost Password ]
  [ Forgot Username ]
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Polly wants a cracker... » » Stop Cooing (0 Likes) Printer Friendly Version

majimagic
View Profile
New user
28 Posts

Profile of majimagic
Is there a way to get a dove to stop cooing as much?
R2
View Profile
Special user
935 Posts

Profile of R2
In my years of experience I have had them in my Arizona Room, outdoors, indoors, covered, uncovered, cool, humid, etc.....I have tried various living conditions.

There is no way to force them to be quiet. It is in their nature to "COO" when they sleep. Perhaps they are dreaming?
Dave Scribner
View Profile
Assistant Manager
Lake Hopatcong, NJ
5119 Posts

Profile of Dave Scribner
ReyRey is correct. I have 18 birds in my garage and sometimes they coo for hours, and other times they are quiet as a mouse. It's what doves do. Unless you have them in the room with you, it really shouldn't be too much of a noise. Imagine the sound of 18. Or better yet, imagine the sound that Bob Sanders has with over 100 birds.
Where the magic begins
Scott Penrose
View Profile
Regular user
London, England
188 Posts

Profile of Scott Penrose
Hi Majimagic

Male birds are much noisier than females....I just keep female doves and they hardly make any noise at all.

Regards

Scott
Bob Sanders
View Profile
Grammar Supervisor
Magic Valley Ranch, Clanton, Alabama
20507 Posts

Profile of Bob Sanders
Reducing the amount of light helps. Total darkness will stop it. If they can see light, cooing is their job!

Good luck! Be grateful they aren't parrots.

Bob
Magic By Sander
Bob Sanders

Magic By Sander / The Amazed Wiz

AmazedWiz@Yahoo.com
Rupert Bair
View Profile
Inner circle
?
2112 Posts

Profile of Rupert Bair
I have lovebirds as well. They sound much worse than parrots. They high pitched squark really hurts the ears.

Matt
Bob Sanders
View Profile
Grammar Supervisor
Magic Valley Ranch, Clanton, Alabama
20507 Posts

Profile of Bob Sanders
Matt,

We understand that! Lucy and I live with a Quaker Parrot named Dobbie from Harry Potter. We should rename him Ear Pains.

We wake up to the pleasant sound of doves and hope that Dobbie sleeps late. But usually he expects a raisin as soon as he knows we are awake. Noise is his job!

Bob
Magic By Sander
Bob Sanders

Magic By Sander / The Amazed Wiz

AmazedWiz@Yahoo.com
JoeJoe
View Profile
Inner circle
Myrtle Beach
1910 Posts

Profile of JoeJoe
Coo'ing is a mating call ... do you have a female dove for the male?

They will also Coo when they need food or water ... or maybe they want your attention. They may coo when their cage is dirty.

I found that in general, when a dove Coo's ... they want something. Try to figure out what they want, and they will stop. For example, my dove started Coo'ing like crazy once. They were sitting on some eggs, and when I put a biggest nest in the cage for them, they stopped coo'ing. The orginal nest I made them was too small and uncomfortable.
Amazing JoeJoe on YouTube[url=https://www.youtube.com/user/AmazingJoeJoe]
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Polly wants a cracker... » » Stop Cooing (0 Likes)
[ Top of Page ]
All content & postings Copyright © 2001-2020 Steve Brooks. All Rights Reserved.
This page was created in 0.35 seconds requiring 5 database queries.
The views and comments expressed on The Magic Café
are not necessarily those of The Magic Café, Steve Brooks, or Steve Brooks Magic.
> Privacy Statement <

ROTFL Billions and billions served! ROTFL