Mycosis in the Canary bird

Placing the cage in poorly ventilated places, with high humidity and low light, can unleash various fungal pathologies. Poor hygiene also helps your progress. Ringworm, candidiasis or roña are some of these diseases triggered by the existence of fungi. They are small recurring pathologies in Canary birds but very dangerous if they are not treated.

The most remarkable procedure to avoid mycoses in birds is to maximize the hygiene of the aviary. Choose a well ventilated space, with low humidity and bright to place the cage. In addition, it would be favorable to disinfect and thoroughly clean both the cage and the drinking fountains from time to time. If you suspect that your canary has been attacked by a fungus, you should go to the veterinarian to evaluate it and recommend the most successful treatment.

Types of mycosis in birds

  • Mites in the feathers
  • Dematomycosis
  • Appergillosis
  • Intestinal mucormycosis
  • Candidiasis

2 Replies to “Mycosis in the Canary bird”

  1. KiranOctober 14, 2019 at 12:22 pmReply

    It is sad to read that birds also get affected because of various diseases like mycosis. By maintaining proper cleanliness and hygiene, it is possible to take care of Canary bird in good health status. If you suspect any small change in the Canary bird, it is recommended to take it to vet immediately.

  2. KiranOctober 14, 2019 at 1:36 pmReply

    Dear author, in such a short description you have given us readers a great outlook on mycosis developing on canary birds. Thank you for giving us details on this fungal disease and also tips on how one can avoid or stop their birds from catching mycosis. A higher rate of cleanliness can help the canary from being infected.

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