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  1. J

    Which seed feeder is better: Tube feeder, house feeder or automatic feeder?

    Okay, but if I should use plastic gloves to clean the bird feeders, should I use the plastic gloves to refill the feeders in the garden too?
  2. J

    Which seed feeder is better: Tube feeder, house feeder or automatic feeder?

    Ok, I'll try to clean feeders once a week, but I want to make sure if I need to use a bowl that is only ever used for cleaning feeders or can I wash the feeder in a regular sink in the basement? I have read that birds can transmit diseases to humans and pets but the bacteria will rather run off...
  3. J

    Which seed feeder is better: Tube feeder, house feeder or automatic feeder?

    Well, and I think that in Poland in the winter there's no need to clean or sanitise the feeders, because the bacteria are frozen, you should clean the feeders at the thaw, when you stop feeding the birds, because in Poland, people feed birds only during the winter. For example in UK or USA, the...
  4. J

    Which seed feeder is better: Tube feeder, house feeder or automatic feeder?

    Ok, but why should I use special bowl and brush, used only to clean the feeders? Can't I clean it in the basement in the sink?
  5. J

    Which seed feeder is better: Tube feeder, house feeder or automatic feeder?

    Okay, and what If during the day, the birds didn't eat all the seeds - is it okay to leave them in the tube for the night, or should I empty the tube and keep the seeds at home?
  6. J

    Which seed feeder is better: Tube feeder, house feeder or automatic feeder?

    Greenfinches are not often, and as for now, I saw chaffinch only once (the birds that visit my feeders are tits and tree sparrows). I understand, that this disease relates only to finches?
  7. J

    Which seed feeder is better: Tube feeder, house feeder or automatic feeder?

    Should I use a special detergent for the birds' feeders only or can I use dishwashing liquid? And what is the appropriate sanitizer?
  8. J

    Which seed feeder is better: Tube feeder, house feeder or automatic feeder?

    Can I clean my feeder with water only? And should I clean it from the inside too?
  9. J

    Which seed feeder is better: Tube feeder, house feeder or automatic feeder?

    But the tube feeders don't need to be cleaned
  10. J

    Which seed feeder is better: Tube feeder, house feeder or automatic feeder?

    Tube feeders contain a supply of seeds, so you don't have to fill this feeder that often and the tube is protected from the environment, but the moisture and coldness can get into the tube by the holes from which the birds get seeds, so these seeds can become a breeding ground for mold and...
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