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Introduction to the Colour Canary: by J.M. Neslen (Author)

A guide book to the world of the color canaries augmented with color plates of principal varieties.

This is a basic introduction to the complex, yet fascinating, hobby of breeding color canaries. From early times fanciers have dreamed of producing a variety of colors away from the Yellow canary. They have been successful inbreeding many different colors and this goes on increasing each year. This book explains technical terms, color descriptions, management, breeding, rearing and many different aspects of what is a delightful and absorbing hobby. The color section depicts 24 different colors thus giving the fancier"standards" for which he can aim.

Product details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 141 pages
  • Publisher: Nimrod Press Ltd (1986)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: B&W photos and illustrations
  • ISBN-10: 1852591854
  • ISBN-13: 978-1852591854
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 13.5 x 1 cm
  • Shipping Weight:  300 g


1.  History of the Colour Canary
2.  Life and Reproduction
3.  Red Factor and Colour Canaries
4.  Housing: Cages and Utensils
5.  Breeding Stock Preparation
6.  Pairing Up and Hatching
  Rearing and Weaning

8.  Canary Foods and their Uses
9. Moulting and Colour Feeding
10. Some Canary Illnesses and Diseases
11.  Exhibiting - Preparing For
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