Canary Breeding Photos
All pictures copyright 1999 Ginger Wolnik. All rights reserved.


Setting up the nest by attaching the liner with a brass fastener.

[ Nest Inside ]
Nest with foam lining held in with brass fastener

[ Brass Fasteners ]
Brass paper fasteners (from stationery stores)

[ Fastener Partially Spread ]
Nest bottom showing brass fastener partially spread

[ Fastener Fully Spread ]
Nest bottom showing brass fastener fully spread


Remove Eggs and Replace with Dummy Eggs to Synchronize Chick Hatching

[ Real Egg, Dummy Egg ]
Real Canary Egg, Dummy Egg

[ Holding Cup ]
Store real eggs in holding cup, mark which cage

[ Cage Card ]
Cage card for recording eggs

[ Nest With 4 Eggs ]
Completed nest with 4 eggs

[ 4 Canary Eggs ]
4 Canary Eggs

[ Discarded Shells ]
Disgarded egg shells after hatching

[ Hatched Shell Membranes ]
Dried blood on egg membranes after hatching


Expander tool for plastic bands

[ Band Expander ]
Use for hand feeding chicks (closed metal band included for scale)


The following four photos were all taken on April 3, 1999 and are of different nests.

[ 6 Day Old Chicks ]
6 Day Old Chicks (3)

[ 11 Day Old Chicks ]
11 Day Old Chicks (2)

[ 13 Day Old Chicks ]
13 Day Old Chicks (4)

[ 18 Day Old Chicks ]
18 Day Old Chicks (2)


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