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We use to hunt pigeons near old barns and along field edges. It was a fun way for me to see my uncles when they were home and we would clean the birds for my grandmother to cook. A pigeon and a dove are very similar in size and with a group of guys you could put together a nice meal. They are faster in the wild versus the ones that seem to sit right next to you in the suburbs.

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Pigeons are a type of dove. Wild doves are hunted for their meat and for sport.

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