Is finch good for pet?

Finches are popular as companion pets because of their pleasant sounds and social interactions with their flock mates, and, in the case of the Gouldian finch, their dazzling coloration. They are mostly hands-off pet birds; instead preferring to be with other of their kind.

How to keep a zebra finch-the Finch weekly?

These finches need access to clean water as they drink plenty and also are very enthusiastic bathers. A simple bath bowl for bathing is perfect and a separate water dispenser of some form to keep clean drinking water is also a good idea. They are quite messy birds who throw seed husks around so often end up tossing waste into their bathing water!

When is the best time to keep a greenfinch?

They breed anywhere from the middle of March through to June and usually nest in trees or bushes. Greenfinches are one of the simpler British species to start keeping. There are a number of good quality seed mixes available that are designed for greenfinches and a good finch mix will also form a suitable diet.

What does a goldfinch do for a living?

The goldfinch is a very active and cheerful bird. She loves to sing and move from place to place in the cage or along the branches of the trees when she is free. As a roommate he couldn’t be better, as he’s quite fond of his owner and loves to brighten up his day with music.

What kind of finch is the European greenfinch?

The European greenfinch ( Chloris chloris) is a member of the Fringillidae family of finches which includes many other familiar faces including the goldfinch, the redpolls, the bullfinch and even the American goldfinch and the siskins.

Are there any finches that can be kept as pets?

Although there are members of the finch family who do not react well to being kept in captivity, many species including the society, zebra, spice, and blue finches are commonly kept as pets across the world for their sweet songs and relative ease-of-maintenance.

Is it easy to keep a zebra finch?

When starting out keeping finches, the bird that is always recommended is the zebra finch. These adorable little birds are easy to keep, will breed readily and don’t need anything in the way of special conditions.

What kind of Cage do you need for a finch?

Obtain a finch cage. A finch cage is specially made for small birds. It has very small holes between the bars so that the birds can’t escape. The bars must be less than 12 mm apart in order to stop the birds escaping. Canary cages or other larger holed cages are unsuitable for keeping finches.

What’s the best way to care for a finch?

Clean the cage on a weekly basis, and disinfect it once every month. Replace the food and water dishes every day, putting in new ones. Bathe your finch at least once a week (preferably daily during the summer). Make sure to provide a well-balanced diet containing fresh and pelleted foods.