How many finches can you put in a cage?

How many finches can you put in a cage?

A general rule to follow when determining how many finches can live in the same cage together (the “bird-number-to-cage-size ratio”) is as follows: one pair of finches for every 3-4 square feet of cage floor space (to determine this number, you can use the calculator).

How many finches should be kept together?

It it best to keep at least two zebra finches together. Pairs can be same sex or opposite sex, though females tend to get along better together than males. If a same sex pair is kept, a nest or nests should NEVER be placed in the cage or fighting may occur between the birds.

What size cage do I need for 2 finches?

Select the number of finches you want to keep in the same space. The more finches you have in a single cage or aviary, the more space they will need. A single pair of finches needs a cage that is at least 24” long x 18” high x 18” wide (61 x 46 x 46 cm). This needs to be doubled for a second pair of finches.

What size cage does a society finch need?

Society Finch Cages & Housing Society Finches are quite active and a pair should have a cage 24″W x 14″D x 18″H. A larger cage is always better, but be sure the bird cannot fit her head between the cage bars. Since finches jump and fly mostly from side to side, wide cages are preferred over tall ones.

Should finches be let out of their cage?

Unlike parakeets which can be tamed, most finches stay pretty wild and will always be somewhat skittish. If you let him out of the cage, he would be at risk of injury or trauma.

How can you tell if a finch is happy?


  1. Singing, talking, and whistling: These vocalizations are often signs of a happy, healthy, content bird.
  2. Chattering: Chattering can be very soft or very loud.
  3. Purring: Not the same as a cat’s purr, a bird’s purr is more like a soft growl that can be a sign of contentment or a sign of annoyance.

What time should finches go to bed?

Things To Remember Finches are diurnal birds that engage in various activities during the day and need 10 to 12 hours of sleep at night as their body clocks are well-tuned to do so. Although they sleep after sunset, artificial lighting near them can disrupt their sleep pattern and habits.

How big of a cage do you need for a finch?

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Are there zebra finches in a breeding cage?

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How much does a double breeding cage cost?

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How many Canaries are in a double cage?

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