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Bee Pollen For Your Canary?
March 07, 2007
Your Guide to Canary Care Success.


WOW! This has really been a whirlwind of a week. Iíve been working frantically to get the new ebook released by looks like Iím going to make it just in time.

Iím not going to talk too much about it here because within the next 24 hours Iíll be sending you a special announcement where Iíll tell you more about the ebook.

However, I do want to let you know about one very important thing...

The Canary Lovers Guide To Preventing Your Canaryís Overnight Death--How To Prevent Illness and Successfully Treat Your Canary When Heís Sick, will be offered at a HEAVY discount to the first 100 people who order.

These first 100 copies WILL go fast. So, if youíre interested in taking advantage of the special introductory price, watch your email carefully for the official launch.

Today is about bee pollen. Bee pollen is a very nutritious and beneficial treat that your canary will love.

That article is below.

Until next time...

Make Your Canary S-I-N-G!

Your Friend,

Darren P.D. Walker
Your Canary is ďSPEAKINGĒ to You. Are You ďLISTENINGĒ?



Do you know that bee pollen is often fed to canaries?

Itís primarily used as a conditioning food to prepare a canary for breeding or during the molt. But itís also used by breeders of song canaries to help increase their birdís energy, thereby improving their songs.

(For more on improving your canaryís singing see

--What is Bee Pollen?--
Bee pollen is collected from flowers and stored by honey bees. Itís used to feed young bees.

It is a nutrient rich food containing beneficial vitamins and enzymes. It is made up of about 40% protein and has small amounts of honey mixed in so is also high in natural sugars.

Itís a nutritious treat that is good for your canary--and you. Plus, itís delicious so your bird will love it.

--How Do I Get Some Bee Pollen?--
Bee pollen is available frozen or dried and comes as granules or a powder.

You can get a ďhuman gradeĒ pollen at health food stores and some grocery stores. Itís also available at numerous places on-line. Any Google search for bee pollen will turn up several places to order it.

ďPet gradeĒ is also available. Itís not as clean and may contain bee parts like legs, wings, and who knows what else. I say, get the human grade and eat some of it yourself.

--What About Honey?--
There are mixed reports on the safety of honey for our canaries. Some say itís perfectly safe and theyíve been giving it to their canaries for years. Yet others say it contains clostridia and is not safe. Iíd play it safe and stick to bee pollen which everyone agrees is safe and beneficial.

Warning For Breeders: Pollen is too high in sugars to feed to baby canaries under the age of 2 weeks.

--How Much Of It Should I Feed?--
Because bee pollen is nutrient rich, itís best to limit the amount you provide for your canaries. About ľ teaspoon per bird, once per week, will be a nice treat that is in small enough quantity that it shouldnít cause any problems.

You can provide your canary with a simple dish of pollen or sprinkle it on seed, soak seed, greens, or egg food. If there is a particular food that your canary refuses to eat you might try adding a little pollen to it.

Feel free to provide your bird with a little bee pollen. Itís a high energy food that your canary will love. Itíll make him more active and may even increase his singing.

, Feel free to forward this email on to any friends or family that may be interested in the content. Letís see how many pet owners we can help out. :-)


While every attempt has been made to verify the information provided in this writing, neither the author nor his affiliates/partners assume any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies or omissions. Any slights of people or organizations are unintentional. If advice concerning animal health or related matters is needed, the services of a fully qualified professional should be sought. This report is not intended for use as a source of animal health care advice. You should be aware of any laws which govern animal health care or other related practices in your country and state.

Written by Darren P.D. Walker
(c) copyright 2007

All rights reserved. No portion of this lesson or Ecourse may be reproduced in any way without the expressed written permission of Darren P.D. Walker.

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