Richtiger Canar


Many of us love to have birds at home, and the canar is one of the favorite options for many people, as they are attractive colors, quiet and beautiful sound that relaxes the nerves, in addition to that it does not need a lot of care, and does not occupy much space in the house, and most importantly All of them are available at an affordable price. 

The original habitat of the canar, or the canary (scientific name: Serinus canaria ) is the Azores, the canary islands , and Madeira, and humans began to cross the wild canar whose body is covered with brownish-green feathers nearly 400 years ago; therefore many strains of the canar appeared They are distinguished by a variety of colors and sounds, such as the Yorkshire Canary, the Norwich Canary, the Mount Hearts Cannon and others, and in this article we will get acquainted with some types of canaries, the characteristics of the sound canaries, and how to care for and increase the canaries.

Characteristics of healthy canaries 

A good health can be distinguished from a sick canar by examining the canar, and the healthy canar has the following characteristics:

  • Eyes: It has dry, bright eyes.
  • The two nostrils: dry. 
  • Anus: Clean and dry. 
  • The beak: has a natural landscape. 
  • Legs and feet: natural in appearance. 
  • Feather: smooth and tidy. 
  • Activity: Be alert, active, and social. 
  • Appetite: Enjoy a good appetite, and drink enough water. 

Signs of Canar's disease 

Among the signs of the disease that indicate the presence of health problems in Alcanar:

  • Swollen beak. 
  • Blown, torn, or dirty feathers. 
  • Bird perch on the floor of the cage. 
  • Coughing and gasping. 
  • A change in the texture and color of the bird's exit. 
  • The bird stood on one foot, and did not use the second foot. 
  • The presence of secretions from the eye and nose.
  • Eye swelling and redness.

Feed the canar 

The diet of the canar depends on a mixture of the various seeds sold in the market, in addition to the foods sold in the form of pellets, and it is advised to provide fresh, raw or cooked food to the bird daily, and the foods that the canar prefer to eat include the following:

Fruits, such as apples, oranges, bananas, pears, peaches and strawberries. Cooked broccoli . Canned, Fresh Corn . Hard-boiled eggs. Germinated seeds. Herbs. Fresh leafy vegetables such as chard and spinach. Dandelion. Pumpkins . One of the things to consider with regards to canar food is the following: [3] Avoid feeding the avocado canar, fruit seeds, chocolate, caffeine, or alcohol, in addition to sugar and foods with a high fat content. Provide clean water constantly, and change it daily. Get rid of vegetables and fruits that have not been eaten within several hours. Sweets and bonuses do not exceed 10% of the total amount of food served to the canar. 

Types of canars 

There are three types of canaries:

  1. Colorful canaries: This group contains birds of various colors, including red canaries, which are found in all shades of light orange, copper, reddish orange, to red. 
  2. Songbirds: Birds that are raised for their distinctive sounds, including: 
  • As a Roller Fire. 
  • American songbook. Spanish Temprado. 
  • Canar water sliders. 

     3.Various canars: The birds belonging to this group vary in size, shape, and feathers, including: 

  • Canary Lancashire, the largest strain currently available. 
  • Belgian canar. 
  • Like a firebird. 
  • Crowned Canar. 
  • As a fifi fire. 
  • As fire as gloster. 
  • As a wildfire. 
  • Northern Dutch frilled canard. 
  • Canary Norwich. 
  • Parisian frills canar. 
  • As Yorkshire Fire. 
  • Canar Stafford. 

Breeding canaries 

The breeding season of the canaries begins with the presenter of the spring, and the female must not be less than one year old, and the male should not be more than five years old, provided that both enjoy good health and nutrition, and can prepare for mating the canar several weeks before the appointment, by placing both the male and the female in cages Separate provided that they are close to each other, and thus familiarize each other, and the chances of a fight between them decrease later, and the meals for each of them should be supported by Niger seeds, spinach, lettuce, and dandelion leaves, and to prevent constipation and egg retention it is advised to put a little olive oil on the biscuit provided For the female, the cage is provided with moa The female that you need to build the nest, such as sawdust, sand wood, burlap.

A female canar lays between 2-6 eggs, at the rate of one egg per day, and the breeder must replace the egg that the female lays with a placebo egg, and collect the real eggs on a layer of cotton, sand, cornmeal, oats, or mulch until the number is complete Eggs, then returned to the cage again to incubate the mother eggs, the male can be left in the cage at this stage as long as it does not disturb the mother and prevent her from lying on the eggs, otherwise it must be removed from the cage. The eggs usually hatch on the thirteenth or fourteenth day after laying the eggs, and the chicks are blind and without hair. After hatching the eggs, the mother should be provided with soft food such as bread soaked in milk, apples, and the boiled egg yolk, and the male can be returned to the cage after two weeks for help To feed the little ones . After two and a half to three weeks, the feathers begin to appear on the body of the chicks, and when they reach the sixth week, the chicks begin to eat the seeds, and depend on themselves.