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How to Breed Canaries

It’s not hard to fall in love with keeping canaries as a pet! These beautiful little birds are smart, filled with personality, and are more than happy to spend time all on their own or with their “human family” – chirping away and bobbing around inside of their enclosure. But while these birds are easy…

How to Find My Canary

There’s no worse feeling for a canary owner than their beloved pet “flying the coop” and escaping their cage. This is the kind of thing that pet bird owners absolutely dread. Thankfully it happens a lot less than most would think. But if you have a “runaway canary” situation on your hands and are worried…

How to Care for Baby Canaries

If you adopted a baby canary or your current bird has eggs ready to hatch, you will need to know the basics of caring for them. Having soft nutritional food, a roomy cage, and plenty of exercise is the best way to raise a baby canary. For more information regarding baby canary care and what…

How To Care For a Canary

Taking proper care of a canary requires providing the right food and shelter for your bird. Adequate attention must also be paid to the canary’s physical health, mental stimulation, and social interaction. The following article will review everything you need to know to give your canary a healthy, happy life. Housing Your Canary Setting up…

How to heal a broken leg on a canary

Introduction It can be very upsetting when your bird injures itself, and a broken leg is a difficult thing to handle. Today, we are going to explore exactly how to heal a broken leg on a canary, so that you know how to give your bird the best possible care.  Of course, nothing that you…

How to Know if My Canary is Sick

How do I know if my canary is sick? There are several red flags to look for, including tail bobbing, decreased activity, a difference in their droppings, puffed-up feathers, squinty, runny eyes or inflamed cere, panting, changes in her singing, loss of appetite, dirty or dull feathers, or scabs and lesions Canarys are such great…

How to Tell if Your Canary is Male or Female

Some animals aren’t quite as straightforward about communicating their gender to you. Mammals make it easy, but birds often do not. If you have a pet Canary, you may be wondering how to tell which gender it is. Thankfully, there are several ways to do this, though some are more complicated than others. To tell…

How to Make My Canary Sing

Many people choose to raise canaries because of their beautiful song. It’s important to remember, though, that not all canaries will sing! If that’s a selling point for you, be sure to keep that possibility in mind. Mature male canaries are most likely to sing for you, but only under the right conditions.  There are…

How To Feed A Canary

Feed Your Canary the Right Way Canaries eat a diet of 75-80% pellets and 20-25% fruits and vegetables. You should not feed your canary a diet entirely made of seeds. You should only give your canary 1-2 teaspoons of seeds each day. Did you just get a canary and want to make sure you are…

What Are the Breeds of Canaries

Need some information about canaries? We go over a few of the more popular breeds of canaries and see how they differ from each other. Most people who don’t know probably think that the canary is just one type of bird, like the bald eagle or something like that. In truth, however, there are actually…

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How to Breed Canaries

It’s not hard to fall in love with keeping canaries as a pet! These beautiful little birds are smart, filled with personality, and are more than happy to spend time all on their own or with their “human family” – chirping away and bobbing around inside of their enclosure. But while these birds are easy…

How to Find My Canary

There’s no worse feeling for a canary owner than their beloved pet “flying the coop” and escaping their cage. This is the kind of thing that pet bird owners absolutely dread. Thankfully it happens a lot less than most would think. But if you have a “runaway canary” situation on your hands and are worried…

How to Care for Baby Canaries

If you adopted a baby canary or your current bird has eggs ready to hatch, you will need to know the basics of caring for them. Having soft nutritional food, a roomy cage, and plenty of exercise is the best way to raise a baby canary. For more information regarding baby canary care and what…

How To Care For a Canary

Taking proper care of a canary requires providing the right food and shelter for your bird. Adequate attention must also be paid to the canary’s physical health, mental stimulation, and social interaction. The following article will review everything you need to know to give your canary a healthy, happy life. Housing Your Canary Setting up…

How to heal a broken leg on a canary

Introduction It can be very upsetting when your bird injures itself, and a broken leg is a difficult thing to handle. Today, we are going to explore exactly how to heal a broken leg on a canary, so that you know how to give your bird the best possible care.  Of course, nothing that you…

How to Know if My Canary is Sick

How do I know if my canary is sick? There are several red flags to look for, including tail bobbing, decreased activity, a difference in their droppings, puffed-up feathers, squinty, runny eyes or inflamed cere, panting, changes in her singing, loss of appetite, dirty or dull feathers, or scabs and lesions Canarys are such great…