Canary diseaseWith this volume, the well-known author begins a three-part book series that will cover all breeding directions of canaries in a compact form. In volume 1 the interesting history of the pet evolution of the canary lark to the canary is considered under partly new aspects. The book contains practice-proven advice on species-appropriate husbandry, care and breeding, as well as a balanced, largely natural, diet for canaries. In addition to the introduction to the anatomy of birds, embryonic development and feather structure, the volume also deals with compactly compiled advice on the treatment of diseases and parasite infestations. The special part of the book explains the three main song canary breeds and their songs. In addition, there are valuable tips on breeding the song color and song pose canaries. This part of the book is rounded off with information on breeding. Training of the song canaries.
About the author and other contributors
Norbert Schramm: Born 1953; occupied itself since earliest youth with the breed of splendor finches. Since 1974 he has been a member of a traditional Dresden breeders' club and started breeding color and posture canaries. Since 1985 he has been a trained judge for color and posture canaries, carduelids, finch mongrels and later also for European birds. With the experimental breeding of many canary breeds. He acquired extensive knowledge about the different species of carduelids. His publications on the coloration of birds and the scientific presentation of canary colors developed from them made him well known in professional circles. His first major work "The color canaries" has become an important reference book for many breeders.
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Norbert Schramm: Compendium – Canaries Volume 2
Compendium – Canaries, Volume 2
Genetics, plumage coloration, color canaries, hybrids
The second volume of the multi-part book series describes in a compact form all the color varieties of the color canaries and the fascinating breeding of finch hybrids. In the general part is the interesting history of genetics. The mechanisms of plumage coloration considered. The latest scientific findings have been incorporated into it. In the special part of the book there are practical advices for standardized breeding of color canaries. All standardized colorings are presented in words and pictures. Furthermore there are valuable hints for breeding hybrids between canaries and other finches resp. between different finch species. Many matings are discussed and presented with pictures. These topics are rounded off with the necessary information for participation in evaluation competitions. In the appendix you will find a whole series of tables for the most different matings between individual canary colorings.
Norbert Schramm: Born in 1953; engaged in the breeding of finches since his earliest youth. Since 1974 he is a member of a traditional breeders club in Dresden and started with the breeding of color and positur canaries. Since 1985 he is a trained judge for color and posture canaries, carduelids, finch mongrels and later also for European birds. With experimental breeding of many canary breeds. Carduelid species he acquired extensive expertise. His publications on the coloration of birds and the scientific presentation of canary colors developed from them have made him well known in professional circles. His first larger work “Die Farbenkanarien” has become an important reference work for many breeders.