Teel wenners met inteling

Published on January 17, 2012 by in Articles, Canaries

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Teel wenners met inteling Hennie van Wyk “Winners don’t always produce winners”, is algemeen in die kanarie-literatuur. Ek glo dit is veral ‘n probleem by die “type canaries” waar verskeie kenmerke ʼn drie-dimensionele beeld moet weergee. Hierbenewens word die meeste van die kenmerke deur meervoudige gene beïnvloed. Dobbel Daarom meet jy ook na die ouers […]

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Cuttle Fish Bone

Published on January 17, 2012 by in Articles, Canaries

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An extract from “Flock talk” No 39 “I wonder if my canary is getting enough minerals, he does not use his cuttle fish bone much if at all, because it wobbles when he touches it, how can I fix it safely to the cage firmly enough for him to be able to chew on it?” […]

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Cinnamon in Canaries

Published on October 12, 2011 by in Articles, Canaries

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This is the first sport as regards colour to appear in the canary being mentioned in a treatise as long ago as 1709. We now know that it arose as a result of a mutation in the gene producing melanin (dark) pigment in the plumage. The ordinary green canary possesses black and brown pigments (eumelanin) […]

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Black Spot in young canaries

Published on October 11, 2011 by in Articles, Canaries

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The canary chicks die very soon after hatching, mostly the same day, and are often also smelly. On investigation there is a black spot on the right side of the abdomen of the bird, which is actually the enlarged gall bladder. This is called Black Spot and can be caused by a number of organisms, […]

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Feather Lumps

Published on August 24, 2011 by in Articles, Canaries

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A feather lump – sometimes called a ‘feather cyst’ – on a bird is the equivalent of an ingrown hair on a human. Feather lumps are relatively much larger in size, of course, since feathers are larger than hairs, and our birds are so tiny in comparison to us. To date, there has been very […]

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Canary Linebreeding and Genetics

Published on August 24, 2011 by in Articles, Canaries

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Predictability or Adaptability? The Controversy of Diversity? Line-breeding, a form of in-breeding where carefully selected related birds are chosen to breed to each other, has been practiced for centuries, with varying results. The last century has brought much new information to add to the accumulated years of experience, but that has done little to settle […]

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Canarie Moulting Season Program

Published on December 15, 2010 by in Articles, Canaries

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Day Product Water Food Sondag Feather & Immune oil & Multivite   x Maandag Aviogel & Avio-Entromune    x Dinsdag Aviogel & Multivite   x Woensdag Feather & Immune oil & Multibreed   x Donderdag Bludform x   Vrydag Feather & Immune oil & Multivite   x Saterdag Aviogel & Avio-Entromune   x Repeat this […]

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General Infertility and dead in shell: There are reasons for these occurrences. You can influence and / or manipulate 95% of the reasons or causes to prevent infertility and dead in shell. There is no such a thing as to say this is a bad year, or the weather or a  mysterious reason causing infertility […]

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