how many times a year do canaries lay eggs

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How many times a Year Do Canaries lay eggs ?

This question has always been asked by many canary lovers while opting for canaries to breed. I have an exact answer and can guide the canary bird lover to know.

The canaries lay eggs several times a year depending on the seasonality or weather conditions. While the breeding season, canaries normally lay eggs four to five times a year with best-breeding measures.

If you have a better and specific atmosphere for the canaries where all temperature, lighting, food supplements, and other essential ingredients are provided so you can go for breeding for several months and canaries may lay eggs more than 4 to 5 times.

However, if you want to keep your canary pair healthy, fit and active for the upcoming breeding seasons then you may have a break after 3 to 4 clutches of eggs and canary babies.

Read More: Check more about the breeding of Canaries Here

As in the different parts of the world, the breeding season starts according to weather conditions where generally the canary breeders plan to pair the birds at the start of winter. So, it is very obvious and can be justified that you may have a different experience of pairing birds, and other canary breeders in the other part of the world may have another experience.

When canaries are paired and left together for breeding, the hen will lay its first egg within 5 to 7 days. The female canary lays one egg each day continuing to 4 and on some occasions, it may lay about 6 or 7 eggs. (However, such cases are rare). Normally you may experience 3 or 4 eggs on average.

So, if we check the seasonality and breeding season, 4 eggs on average means 4 into 4 = 16 eggs and chicks. Well, 16 clutches of chicks from a single pair of birds is more than enough in one season.

It is also very necessary to mention here that these details are based on our personal experience and all available nutrients and food supplements that are essential for birds before pairing them.

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