Re: canary aggression
Posted by Fran Kaminski on 5/05/09
Separate them, and quickly, they see each other as competition
for the female.
On 5/04/09, Pat wrote:
> On 7/24/05, Michael L wrote:
>> On 7/24/05, peter carroll wrote:
>>> my male canary is attacking its father and is
>>> tormenting that much that he is weak and wil die
>>> can we stop this aggressive behavour, why is he
>>> doing this.
>> Male canaries are very territorial and can be very aggressive
>> towards each other. They vie for position in a flock
>> situation as well as competition for mates.
>> If his father is weak from fighting, please separate them.
>> Michael L
> We have a 6X10X9' outside aviary for our six "Sherbet Family"
> canaries however, two of the three males are very agressive to
> each other; neither one bothers the older male. At one point
> last evening we had to separate them since Nectrine had Lemon
> pinned to the floor of the shelter; we feared for Lemon's
> life! Will they ever work this madness out or will they
> continue tormenting each other until one is injured and/or
> worse yet; dies in the process? We have two females
> (Pineapple & Coconut) and "Lemon Drop" is still too young to
> determine it's sex. Perhaps if we hang various colorful toys
> in the tree along with lettuce leaves that that would help to
> preoccupy them? We just want them all to enjoy their lives in
> such a tropical environment without injuries.
> Thank You...
> Pat & Mike, Vero Beach, FL