Re: male canary quit singing
Posted by Fran Kaminski on 5/05/09
Molting is very hard on a bird. Be sure to give him extra
proteins (egg biscuit, hard boiling egg etc) and song food.
But give him a bit of time to renew his strength. Music will
also bring about song. Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, or
the vacuum cleaner should get them in the mood. lol
Canaries have a life span of 5 to 8 years and can live
longer. Their song will last 3 to 5 years, but can also be
Although the exception to the rule. I had a trained canary
that sang his whole life and he lived until he was 10!
Hope this helps.
On 5/03/08, Lyn wrote:
> My male canary, beautiful strong singer, went through his
> molt and quit singing. Will his song return? What is the
> actual lifespan of a canary? Lyn