Asked Questions About White Dove Releases
Sunset Flight" (Dovecote of Cornucopia Farms), © 2007, by Thomas Mullany
- Where do the
doves go after they are released?
specially-bred doves are homing birds. This means that they
will fly directly home to their custom-built loft. They will
not stop for a drink or beg for bread crumbs, nor will they
waste time landing on statues or rooftops.
They usually circle the release site to get their bearings
before heading home. They are in a hurry to get home because
they have been trained that their food, water, shelter, protection,
life-long mate, and babies are all waiting for them at home
- Will the doves make a mess when they are released?
would be practically impossible because doves need to perch
to mess. Therefore, droppings in flight are highly unlikely.
- Can I see the doves before the date of my Special
We welcome clients to our farm. Just call (540)675-2336 and
schedule an appointment. Demonstration releases are free.
minister will not allow rice or confetti throwing or balloon
releases. Will I be allowed to have a dove release?
have never heard of a dove release being disallowed.
Unlike rice or confetti throwing, or balloon releases, doves
are eco-friendly and tidy. We will be happy to speak
with your minister directly and answer any concerns or questions
that he or she may have.
do I reserve a dove release?
events are often booked months in advance. To ensure
that we have doves available for your special event, we encourage
you to book early! The fee must be paid in full and
the agreement needs to be signed to reserve your special dove
- Do you accept
MasterCard or VISA?
Yes, we do, through
PayPal. Click here to go to our Wedding
Pricing Page for the PayPal link.