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feed and feeders don't need to be expensive (1 Viewer)


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I usually don feed until mid to late winter allowing nature to provide with weed seed etc., and sometimes don't feed at all. But with the colder than average prolonged temperatures and a heavy blanket of snow is when my feeder comes out along with available water.

Being a frugal person I can make 15 pounds of suet feed for about 6 bucks.

I feed home made suet in a hanging home made feeder and attending it is a every morning ritual just as i did as a kid feeding the chickens on the farm. One might be surprised what birds like my home made suet feed. One thing I like is the blue jays don't attend it and rule the roost so to speak. That's ok because they have acorns in the top of the oak trees to eat.


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