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When our canary is healthy, we can enjoy his singing as much as the vitality and joy of the animal. However, if you develop an illness, will become silent, apathetic and lose your appetite.
There are some diseases that occur more commonly in these animals, diseases that we present below so you can identify your symptoms so you can help your pet to have a better quality of life and recover faster.
They usually appear especially in summer and the cause is often a lack of hygiene in the animal’s cage. If the canary has contracted lice, you see scratching, especially in the neck, under the wings and around the vent.
If we see that he is scratching, we catch the animal and gently blow. Thus, we can see both the lice and their eggs.
In these cases, the vet prepared us prescribe anti-mite, which we sprinkle both feathers and in the animal’s cage, after talking done a thorough cleaning of the same. Read the rest of this entry »
Canaries like humans and other species, have very clear what is their territory and if you find that they can react in different ways to lose among which includes violence. Do not think that the canaries are hermits or enjoy the solitude, on the contrary, well-adjusted in their environment they love to live in colonies, they are friendly, co-workers and have a good character.
Ideally who decides on the canaries as pets, must have time or allocate a percentage of their time caring for them. This not only means keeping the environment clean but also look after their health at all levels including the psychological. Although you can get used to solitude for some time, if you choose a pet canary should be thinking about how healthy they will always have two.
A pair of canaries is a good choice because it can be fitted perfectly to live in harmony and if you are male and female family ‘ll increase fairly soon. Loneliness can make these animals end up sick and saddened. Either you go to the extreme, keeping many canaries in the same cage together can make these with very little space and can not move at ease, implying again that insane sadness.
If your cage allows, it is best to keep an average of 5 per cage canaries and that it has everything required for that amount of animals, the canary otherwise affected by the crowd.
Many people who can not have large animals in their homes choose their pet canaries. Some built their own “army” canary in their homes, getting to have several copies. But how can we know which ones are male and which are female?
It is quite difficult to distinguish. There are certain physical features of the canaries and behavior that can assist in the distinction, but they are not too reliable methods. It is best to wait until the mating season.
In that period, the male canary shows a bulge in the lower stomach (his genitals), but also can realize the kind of birds through his personality traits.
The female is very quiet and is devoted to patiently build the nest. For its part, the male is responsible for offering food in the form of courtship and defends the “harassment ” from other males showing an aggressive attitude.