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My female canary is balding around her neck and now
Hello! My female canary is balding around her neck and now beginning on top of her head as well. She is approx 1.5 yrs old, lives alone in cage (but gets bird singing music almost daily), and flies fr… read more
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Hi I'm worried about my canary as he has lost alot of feathers around his neck area. I read the above conversations maybe to get answers but even though they are helpful my canary is not having the sa… read more
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My male canary lately whines a lot. He is still active,
my male canary lately whines a lot. He is still active, sings, and has a good appetite. He is in a aviary that I built out of bird safe materials, and has room to fly and play. I interact with him thr… read more
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I got “Harry” in August. He was at the end of a moult and
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I'm really sad. I bought my wife a canary for mother's day.
I'm really sad. I bought my wife a canary for mother's day. I was on the quiet side and didn't sing. But then it began to sing and seems very energetic. But I noticed it has a small woundlike appearan… read more
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My singing male canary was singing regularly then it
My singing male canary was singing regularly then it stopped. He gets good food, proper treats, millet, water and lots of love. I even give him a weekly washing. What could be wrong? … read more
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Her neck is bald and spreading to her head. Canary. 4 moths
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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He has lost feather around his neck and head. He does not
He has lost feather around his neck and head. He does not sit around all puffed up, he is eating and drinking well, he is chirping. Before the molt he was singing a lot, He is not singing now. He is a… read more
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I received a canary as a gift recently. I noticed the last
I received a canary as a gift recently. I noticed the last couple of days he has lost the feathers on the top so his head. He seems healthy. He is eating well and is singing.… read more
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My canary is picking his feathers out around his neck but
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My canary seems totally healthy: he hops around his cage, eats
My canary seems totally healthy: he hops around his cage, eats everything I give him (fresh veggies and fruit and of course, his seeds) but he has stopped singing. He is not molting. He used to sing b… read more
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I am devastated because my beautiful 3-year old canary (male)
I am devastated because my beautiful 3-year old canary (male) died today. I had just covered his cage with a blanket when I heard this noise in the cage and when I pulled the blanket there was my Osca… read more
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CANARY: MY PET..SINGING BEAUTIFULLY BUT IS LOOSING SO MANY FEATHERS!
I BOUGHT MY CANARY A WEEK AGO FROM MY PET STORE. HE IS SINGING BEAUTIFULLY BUT IS LOOSING SO MANY FEATHERS! HE IS ALWAYS PRUNING HIMSELF, EXCEPT WHEN SINGING.. SURE HOPE NOTHING IS WRONG. HE SEEMS VER… read more
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Our canary appears in excellent health, enjoying company, out-of-cage
Our canary appears in excellent health, enjoying company, out-of-cage flights and tons of in-cage toys. She eats well, and sings/chirps a lot. However, when she stretches her neck up, it is apparent t… read more
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I just bought a canary and she is 4 months old. I also own
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I have a canary which i thought was molting but his feathers
I have a canary which i thought was molting but his feathers will not grow back. He looks terrible, his neck and head are almost bare. He looks really bad but he sings loudly all the time and seems he… read more
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red canary - feathers are changing from deep orange to white.
red canary - feathers are changing from deep orange to white. bird appears fine - also not singing as much… read more
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