Animal Stories - Border Fancy Canary


Animal-World Information about: Border Fancy Canary

   When we think of a"canary", the Border Fancy Canary is the typical image of what we think a canary should look like... strengthening this impression are images such as the famous cartoon animation of "Tweety Bird"!
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Iris McMillan - 2014-05-25
WARNING - PLANT TOXIN RESIDUES KILL CANARIES - I am putting this info on the web site to warn other canary owners. I am not a breeder but I have a large number of canaries, both Fife and Borders. Last week, I found 6 of my birds dead, 5 in the one cage, when I went to feed them. Horrendous sight as the 5 bodies were lying beside the feeding dish on the bottom of the cage and another bird, that had not been caged, lying below the aviary feeding table. All these birds had eaten outer greenery from a supermarket bought cabbage. From the grouping of the bodies and the fact that the other birds which had not eaten the greenery were OK, suggests there was a toxin on the cabbage, weed killer or fertilizers. My birds were in tip top condition and so I am certain this was not a virus, but a toxin. From now on, I am going to give only greenery which I have grown myself.

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karen - 2013-04-21
hiyya, I just bought a canary and he is a border fancy canary obviously and i had him for a week already and when i leave he's singing but when im next to the cage he's dead quiet i don't know what to do i was training him to day tameing him and he diidn't like it and i really want a budgie because they're easier to train and more comfortable with humans but my parents wont let me have two in 1 cage so do you think i should exchange my canary????

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  • Clarice Brough - 2013-04-23
    Canaries are really nice birds, but gosh, only you can decide what to do on what type of bird you want.. They both have great qualities:)
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george vile - 2007-09-12
My canary has a bad leg. When she is on the perch her knee joint looks like it is swollen, and when she is on the floor she squats. When she is sitting on the perch she also squats and does not stand up. She does fly but not very well. She is this years bird and i got her from a breeder who had kept her in a single breeder cage, so she only hopped from perch to perch.

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