Things to Know when Buying Canaries

Things to Know when Buying Canaries

Canaries are exotic birds that are mostly found in the Caribbean Islands. People all over the world are very fond of keeping canaries as pet birds as these come in a number of vibrant colors like yellow, light green and even light blue and are a fine sight to behold. Canaries are expensive birds and if you are going to be buying some to keep as pets any time soon, you need to take the following points into consideration. 

Purchase Several at a Time 
If you want to buy canaries then you should buy at least five to six of these at a time. Only then can you be assured of getting a good discount on an otherwise expensive purchase. Canaries cost the earth as they have to be imported from the farthest corners of the globe. 

Make Sure to buy a Special Cage that has a Tight Lock 
Buy a special cage that comes with a very tight fitting lock if you are going to be having canaries as pet birds in your home. These birds tend to fly out very easily and can find ways to break a fragile lock.

Ask for a Health Certificate of the Birds to be Given to you 
You should ask for a health certificate of the birds to be given to you at the time of purchase. Canaries are quite fragile and do not have a long life. You therefore need to ensure that you buy a pedigree that will remain alive for a considerable length of time. 

 

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