Take the High Road! Be PROactive
Sometimes being PROactive is the only way
in Your Care of Canaries...
Especially Regarding Tapeworms.
to insure good care of canaries.
Good canary care will insure your bird is free of...
Canaries in an outdoor aviary are much more susceptible to this
canary disease. And, fortunately...
Tapeworms are generally not a common problem for the indoor pet
Birds get tapeworms by eating an insect that is
infested with tapeworms. AND...
Since your canary is inside the house
most, if not all, of the time it rarely becomes a problem. Of
It's possible that your NEW canary was infested when
you brought him home.
consume nutrients from the food your bird eats. This may leave
him malnourished and sickly. And
If your canary is losing weight, also
to as "going light", it would be a good idea to have an
avian vet take a look at
You likely will see NO symptoms in your daily
care of canaries until it's too late...
The tapeworms will multiply until they block your
birds digestive tract...at this point death is not far away...and
there is little you can do.
You may see a little blood at the vent and...
You may also see your canary listlessly sitting
on the bottom of the cage one day-->and he'll be dead the next.
So, you see, it's important to regularly...
Treat For Worms
care of canaries includes treating whether you see symptoms or
not. In another word "PREVENTION".
Treating a canary illness is great but it's even better to prevent the darn thing in the first place.
You never can be sure if your canary has worms...until the
worms that your canary may get are...
- Thread Worm
- Caecal Worm
- Hook Worm
If you have any suspicions about tape worms or any other worms, if possible, see a vet.
I use Worm Away in my care of canaries
and have had no problems with tapeworms or any other internal
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Skin lesions, vomiting, and frothing at the beak...YIKES!...
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