How To Buy A Canary
Buying Pet Store Birds
Classics - Just about everything canary-related is available on this
Basic Bird Care
Food Tips and Recipes
The Importance of
First Aid For Birds
Canary Cages and another
on Flight Cages
Lighting Management for
Birds - fantastic article discussing how canaries are affected by
lighting. Offers a light table for bringing birds into breeding condition.
article about lighting for canaries.
List of safe
Toxic Foods, Plants &
Woods for Perches
Your Poisonous and Non-Poisonous Plants
The Efficiency of Your Bird's Immune System
Top Ten Killers of
Why Doesn't My Canary Sing?
Why Won't My Canary Sing?
The Molt: A Delicate Process
French Molt - article written by an avian vet discussing abnormal
molting caused by disease.
vs. Synthetic (Pelleted) Diets
A Discussion of Pelleted Diets - a European perspective on the
American trend of feeding birds pelleted diets.
discussion by nutritionist Alicia McWatters about vitamins and avian
Avian Nutritional Diseases
Whole Grains for
Sprouting - nice webpage discussing individual whole grains and
their nutritional properties.
The World's Healthiest Foods -
a listing of 130 of the most nutrient dense foods. PLEASE NOTE: not all of
these foods (one example: avocadoes) should be fed to birds!
Spirulena - nutritionist Alicia McWatters' excellent article on
Soak seed recipes I
Immune Function -
discussion of herbs and natural foods for treating illness and promoting
good health. Includes information about alfalfa, which my birds receive
Remedies - includes information about useful home treatments.
DISEASES & CONDITIONS
Canary Diseases - A Quick Checklist
Recognizing Signs of Illness
Signs of Illness in an Aviary Bird
How To Make A
To Treat or Not To Treat?
Viruses in Canaries - information provided by Vetafarm.
Gastric Yeast (AGY) - Megabacteria. Nice webpage featuring detailed
instructions on treating megabacteria (which is more properly called
Avian Gastric Yeast)
Megabacteria Treatment - article from Vetafarm about the treatment of
canaries with megabacterial infections.
Toxicoses in Birds - what they eat CAN hurt them!
Northern Fowl Mites
guidelines for breeding by feather type, mating, nesting - this site
has absolutely beautiful photos of chicks and the entire nesting process.
10 Pertinent Points About
Are You An Ethical Breeder?
Feeding for Breeding
Photos of A Hen Laying An Egg
Watching Your Hens
System of Male and Female Canaries
Incubating and Hatching Eggs - must-read resource published by the
Texas Agricultural Extension Service about egg fertility and candling, egg
handling, egg storage, and hatching problems.
Candling Eggs - site
offers great photos of candling eggs. Very nice discussion of handling
Dead in shell embryos
- nice discussion of some of the causes of dead in shell.
Dead in Shell - article written by an avian vet
Reproductive Disorders of Hens - discusses parrots, but some
information is applicable to canaries as well.
Rescue - an article written by an avian vet about rescuing chicks
having hatching problems.
Why Birds Fail To Feed Chicks
Sexing Young Canaries
What Lighting is Best
For Canary Song?
Song Canaries - a general
overview of canaries bred for song.
Song Canaries in the U.S.