Local Breeder Review ~ Patty’s Finches & Canaries

Breeder Reviews by Chelsea @ LPBA
Often times I will get messages from people asking me where they can find a bird that I don’t have or a mutation I don’t have readily available. I am happy to pass along those people to the best possible options for them based on my experiences with breeders. In the Breeder Review section is where you can read about all of my experiences as a buyer and recommendations to help you in your search to adopt the healthiest and highest of quality feathered friend. All reviews are assigned a general rating with 4 being the highest.

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Patty’s Finches & Canaries – Silverdale, Wa.
Purchased: CFW, White
Also Available: Canaries & BC males
Pecking?: No
Bird Health/Quality: Fine
Current Status: Breeding only Canaries now

My Review: I found Patty on Craigslist when I first came to the area. After she contacted me to purchase hens I had to sample her services for myself. I was quite a bit wary about her breeding program at first but came to find she is a kind person and a member of the local Cascade Canary Breeder’s Association. She is no longer breeding Zebra Finches but she is still breeding Canaries.

The two pairs I purchased ended up being one pair and two males but that happens to everyone and didn’t reflect on their quality. I was a little disappointed that she doesn’t have an exact hatch date for the birds I purchased but that is alright with me as well. She drove well out of her way to deliver the birds to me and was so nice to speak to!

The birds themselves are fine in quality, with sweet personalities. They are a little wary of people but they will warm up in time. They’re also still juveniles developing their full color which I didn’t know before I got them, but their markings are all correct and will be nice and vibrant as they get older. (more pictures to come after the update)
Pictures:
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