Animal Stories - Roller Canary

Animal-World Information about: Roller Canary

   When people think of a"singing canary", the bird that most often comes to mind is the popular Roller Canary!
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Ken Hui - 2016-06-02
resident in San Jose, CA wishes to purchase male German Roller canaries

pat dalton - 2016-04-12
Could anyone tell me where to find a reputable breeder in west Yorkshire as I need to find a cock roller canary for my lovely hen roller

Amy Jo Orr - 2015-05-22
I had a German Roller Canary that I loved a few years ago. I would love to find another singing male as mine went with the ex in the divorce. Does anyone know where I can get one? I can't find the breeder that I got my other one from.

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  • Daniel - 2015-12-16
c Hill - 2015-01-13
Wanted one pair of roller canaries

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  • John - 2015-02-09
    We have German rollers and American singers for sale. Where do you live?
  • Rickey henson - 2015-03-08
    Looking for a mature pair of rollers sent by mail to spavinaw okla 74366
  • Iftikhar Ali - 2015-10-01
    Dear John, I want to buy a German Roller breeding pair, if you want to sell and can ship to Pakistan, i will be greatful to you,or if you know some other source, please let me inform. Thanks in advance.
Pat - 2015-02-13
I have just bought two pair of Harz Roller Canarys. I have been told they are difficult to breed with as the Hen does not tend to feed her young. Does anyone know if this is correct?

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  • Clarice Brough - 2015-02-14
    The biggest challenge with Roller Canaries is that they should be bred in a room without other canary breeds present, or other small birds such as parrotlets, or they start molting while the others are breeding which can apparently cause problems. But apart from that, from what I've read, there are no other particular problems, nor problems with the hen feeding the young. Once she starts to take time out of the nest box, the male will start to feed the young as well.
  • Brian - 2015-03-06
    German roller canaries are usually prolific breeders that feed their young well. However, every individual bird is different. Probably the most difficult aspect of breeding is selection of appropriate matches to produce the best song possible. Most people take years to understand the song well. If you only want a pet bird with a pleasant voice, any roller would be a good choice. If you want to enter roller canary song competitions, you need birds with a good bass roll and good hollow roll. If you intend to breed for song contests, you should join a roller canary club, such as the Central States Roller Canary Breeder Association.
Vicky - 2012-01-13
Hi there, I just got a Canary last month. Now I wanted to know what is the species, like is it American Singer, Waterslager, etc. As per shop keeper, it is from Holland. And second thing it is still now singing. It is like now month. So I need to know is it a male or female. As per shop keeper it is a male.

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  • Vicky - 2012-02-01
    Thank you for replying. Bro. now my Canary is singing with closed beak. So it means is it a Roller Canary? As per information from this website. As when I checked with shop keeper, he does not know about these all information. He only knows this is a Canary.
  • Brian - 2015-03-06
    Roller canaries are the only canary breed that always sings with a closed beak. Russian singing canaries and Belgian waterslagers sing both closed beak and open beaked song phrases. If your canary sings anything more complex than chirps and twitters, it is almost certainly a male.
mansyur gunadi - 2013-09-18
Would you like to send me some canaries to pakistan it is my email if you want to send me I will pay you and always business with you I am waiting for you.

breata - 2011-03-08
Would you like to send me some canaries to pakistan it is my mobile number 00923218160182 if you want to send me I will pay you and always business with you I am waiting for you.

stan lloyd - 2011-10-07
I am an ex roller canary contest exhibiter in the 1970's. I am wondering where all the good GLUCKE birds have gone? And by the way NEVER put a roller canary near the sound of an other none roller YOU WILL SPOIL THE SONG

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-10-07
    Didn't know that at all thank you
  • william - 2011-10-16
    Sstan do you breed birds to sell I want to get a few to breed for song?
MF menagerie - 2011-09-21
My yellow Roller canary used to sing beautifully, even after I introduced him to a Red-factor female canary last February, he continued to sing although not as often. They share the same cage and have mated this Spring. He stopped singing as usual during molting in June and July. Now that molting is done, he still has not started singing again. What do you advise me to do?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-09-21
    Sees a little strange. I'd say you could try whistling but I don't know that would work. I don't know where you live but weather has been a little crazy this year and my birds are still molting. They also were in lousy moods this year with their molt and just having a rough time. I actaully went back and made formula for them. The oldest is 27 years old and he took the formula - no porblem. So maybe your canary is still molting. You can try shitling though - OK?