Animal Stories - Color Bred Canary

Animal-World Information about: Color Bred Canary

   The beautiful and lively Color Bred Canary can be found in just about every color possible!
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A. takley - 2011-02-08
My canary has been laying eggs and inexplicably throwing the eggs...what could be wrong?

Qhairun - 2012-09-25
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Lea - 2006-05-31
I believe the canary is the most beautiful of all captive breed birds. Mine are so precious and so loveable. Each one is such an individual. My favourite is the red factor, I lost my female redfactor a couple of days ago which made me very sad. I have to admit they make a lot of mess on the carpet but the pleasure they give me out weighs the mess they make. Mine are very spoilt, fresh veggies and fruit and prepared treats (homemade). I have all the medicines if things go wrong and I put vitamins and minerals in their water daily.
Trial and error has made my birds healthy and happy as well as reading books and good web pages. My local pet shop is fantastic, they get a wide range of canaries all from good breeders. ENJOY THESE WONDERFUL BIRDS, TREAT THEM WITH THE RESPECT THEY DESERVE.

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  • selina - 2011-12-11
    Hi there, I am thinking of getting a canary as a pet for myself but not sure which ones to get, red or yellow? male or female or both? or 1 red male and 1 yellow female? Please can you advice also how to determine which one is a female or male?
ronald irvine - 2009-05-24
I first must thank you for letting anyone leave a comment on your site, as I have been able to voice my opinion regarding canaries. Thank you! Due to you, I was thinking about a coloumn I was reading the other day in conection with the different breeds of canaries etc. Borders, scotch fancy, english canaries, all different breeds as they were calling them, where as it should have been types, and so on. And putting the canaries into two classes, singing birds and colour birds. The way I see it is we have many types of dogs that look different but they are still a dog. What I'm trying to say there really is only one canary but some may look different and their colours may differ. But believe me, everyone of them can sing as their song is picked up by them from where they leave the nest. And we can even teach a canary to sing a wild finch song as they will mimick and learn any song they constantly hear. An example is the roller canary. I have bred border type canaries and taught them to learn the roller song from other roller canaries. And regards their colour, we can breed any of the colours we have in any type of canary as we will call it. Even red as in the redfactor, which should be known as red canary because red is only put in the bird by colour feeding. So if we feed carophyll red mixed either in the soft food or in the drinking water, we will make the canary change from yellow to red of any shade. I hope this is useful to someone.

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  • Brian - 2010-05-31
    Hey thanx. I read about how canaries can change colour from yellow to red with chemicals in their food or water maybe twenty years ago but when I mentioned this to my workmates today, they all thought I was crazy. No-one else had heard about this. I started to wonder if I remembered correctly or not. Now I know for sure. Cheers.
  • alistair walker - 2012-05-12
    Your knowledge is limited, there was a man in Germany spent many years crossing Red Hooded Siskins with Canaries to finaly succeed with a viable crossbred , ie Red Factors, if the red factor is missing you will never achieve the same intensity with an ordinary canary which has been color fed.

    Look up the history of the Red Factor Canary.
Anonymous - 2004-09-05

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  • Fatih ONCULOKUR - 2010-06-05
    My name is Fatih from Turkey. I am mad about color canary. I am breeding red mosaic canary,red canary,red agat canary and red satinet canary. I have many prize about them.if someone want to share something about these canaries please add
  • annie - 2010-09-30
    Yes my bird elvis brings me so much joy, after losing my dog hammie.

    It loves music and sings for me bringing me springtime all year
    I'm 83 years.
Fatih ONCULOKUR - 2010-06-05
i want to share what I know about color birds. I am Fatih from Turkey. I am breeding red mosaic canary, red canary, red agat canary and red satinet canary. Please add me if you share something about these

Matt Henry - 2009-04-03
Color Bred Canaries and Stafford Canaries in my opinion are the prettiest of all Canary Breeds. You can find any color under the rainbow of these beautiful little birds. If you breed them, you can sell them in a New York Minute!!! People want to buy everyone I have, but they are not getting all my babies. To see some of my birds, go to

C.G. Hesse - 2009-01-11
I found exactly what I was looking for on the first search in your site! Your information is precise and to the point... NO lengthy, over-worded explanations or redundancies. I will definitely add you to my "FAVORITES" list. KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK.

C.G. Hesse

robin - 2005-11-19
Your site is great! I found just what I was looking for and more. So now you are in my "Favorites".

BRITTANY - 2005-10-07
Thanks for the detailed canary info. It's been quite a blessing!