Canaries For Sale,they are active, cheerful, beautiful, and have a delightfully lovely song! With such a busy world today, pet canaries can make an ideal companion for many people. Canary pet birds are colorful and have pleasing personalities. There is nothing like a peaceful, pretty canary song to unravel nerves at the end of the day.
Most types of canaries can sing, though they may not sing all the time. A canary singing is entertaining in itself but they have some other very desirable traits as well. Adding a pet canary to your home doesn’t add an unwelcome burden. They are small, so keeping canaries takes up very little space. They are also less costly to purchase than many of the larger parrots and some of the other soft billed birds.
Canaries are hardy and undemanding, so the canary bird care is pretty easy. They don’t pout like a parrot might if you are unable to play with them. And of course, being ‘bird-oriented’ rather than ‘people-oriented’, they are unlikely to become finger tame birds. You can simply sit back, relax, and enjoy the antics of these little charmers, and a pretty canary song as well.
All domestic canaries originated from the Island Canary Serinus canaria. There are basically three types of domestic canary today; the Color Canary bred for various canary colors, the Song Canary bred for their canary song, and the Type Canary bred for distinct characteristics of shape, feathering, and size. Though there are many varieties of canary from which you can choose, some breeds that were popular at one time are no longer be available, having made way for new varieties and the varieties that are currently popular.
Care and feeding of our Canaries for sale
The bird food in a canary diet consisting of a good seed mixture (vitamin coated) supplemented with sprouted seed, various fruits, green foods, and commercial pellets are generally regarded suitable.
Bird Food: Fresh food and water must be provided daily.
Canary Seed Fresh canary seed is their everyday food and vitamin coated seed mixes are readily available at a pet store. A single canary will eat about one teaspoon of seed a day and canaries will rarely overeat, though they may need to eat a bit more when the weather is cold or during their moult.
Pelleted Diet Pelleted diets are also available and contain vitamins and more protein than seed, making additional supplementation unnecessary. However birds not raised on a pelleted diet may not recognize it as food, so may not accept it.
Fruits and Vegetables Daily supplements that canaries like to eat include greens such as kale, broccoli, dandelions, spinach, celery, peas, and watercress. Small amounts of fruits such as apples, oranges, grapes, bananas, and melons can also be offered. Canary treats of seed with honey, fruits and vegetables are fun for your bird too, as well as nutritious.
Proteins About once a week offer an additional protein supplement such as egg biscuit
Canary Song Food Every few days you can also provide some song food to help develop vocal cords. Colour food for Canary Color Food: For red birds it is important to provide a colour food for canaries.
Vitamins Most canary seed mixes have vitamin coated seeds. However, if their canary seed is not vitamin enriched, vitamins can be added to the drinking water or the food.
Minerals Provide a cuttlebone or a mineral block. The calcium they provide will give your bird a firm beak, strong eggshells when breeding, and will prevent egg binding. The lime in the cuttlebone also aids in digestion.
Water A canary cannot live without for a 24 hour period without water! Provide fresh water daily.
Bird Baths Give your canary a bath at least once a week and daily during the summer by placing a dish on the bottom of the cage. A bath with an enclosure will help to keep the water splashing to a minimum. Bathing is very important to canaries during molting and breeding.
Bird Grooming Their nails need to be trimmed occasionally, but be careful never to clip into the vein as the bird can quickly bleed to death. Bird nail trimmers and styptic powder to stop the bleeding are available at pet shops.
Bird Cages: Canaries like wide open spaces so provide your pet with a roomy canary cage. Also provide dishes for food, water, and treats as well as an area for a bath.
Canaries enjoy being around people but do not appreciate heavy handling in the way that budgies and parrots do. Canaries are intelligent birds. Many owners can train their canary to sit on their hand, move to a perch, or direct the bird to fly around the room. Young birds are easier to train, but you can tame and train most canaries with enough patience and consistent practice.
The canary is a relatively solitary bird—it will not get lonely if housed alone in a cage. It can also coexist in an aviary environment with other small birds. They only no-no is housing two male canaries together in a single cage; they will likely fight.