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making my own bird food


By mark61


I dont know if any one else does this but seeming i have a lot of access to very cheap bread etc i find it a lot cheaper to make my own bird food than buying seeds and fat balls.Before i had all this cheap access it use to cost me nearly £5 a week to feed the birds.This way it only costs me about a £1 a week and they get four times more food:))))

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that looks good,your right about price of bird feed it is getting expensive now i bought peanuts this week £2.65 for 1kilo price shot up this year by the time i get fat balls /corn they insist on the top grade ?my birds dont like the cheaper corn fussy bxxxers here

16 Oct, 2013


Thats a great idea Mark.....are the birds eating it?? Sometimes they are fussy b's as Snoop says!! I have put fat balls out for mine and they are not touching them!!??

16 Oct, 2013


Good idea to make your own bird food Mark. I hope you'll get lots of feathered friends visiting you this winter :o)

16 Oct, 2013


Hmm! I applaud the effort to feed the birds but I'm not sure about your ingredients.
Ham contains salt which is toxic to birds, bread has very little nutritional value and as for margarine....
The RSPB offers excellent advice on what to feed birds - including household scraps if you can't afford/don't want to buy prepared bird food.

16 Oct, 2013

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