Cage & Aviary Bird-Keepers Blog
Feeding canaries is very much the same as all small seed-eating birds and over generations the champion breeders and showmen, particularly of the Type Canaries, have developed their own particular seed formulas, which they have relied upon to achieve their desired results. Haith's have produced their...
Germinated seed - Most birds enjoy germinated seeds, which provide a rich source of Vitamins A and E. Presoaking in lukewarm water for about half a day is necessary to convert starch into dextrin, a form of sugar.
The old myth that Bread and Milk is good for birds should have died out long ago as modern science has proven otherwise. Perhaps it is being prolonged just because we still have many people alive that witnessed the habit developed by blue tits and then passed on to other species as they pecked away at milk bottles delivered to our doorsteps during and after the Second World War.
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We are now approaching that time of the year when birdsong is said to be at its loudest. It used to be during the first week of April but changes in weather patterns seem to have stirred our native species to start their spring song much earlier.