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CanariesHealth & Hygiene

Health & Hygiene


The basic cage care includes removing any droppings on a daily basis, wiping down food and water dishes and once a week the entire cage should be cleaned using a bird safe disinfectant. All toys and perches to be cleaned twice a week.


It is hard to sex canaries, the main difference is that males sing and females do not sing. During the non-breeding season it is easier to sex, females will have a red dome shaped belly, during breeding season the red dome belly will be gone into more of a flat shaped.

Bird bath

All Canaries do like to bathe, so they should be offered a bird bath, be careful in how much water you put into the bird bath.The bird bath will help keep the Canaries coat in good condition but you could also use mist spray on the Canary.



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