Bird Seed Boca Raton FL

Local resource for bird seed in Boca Raton, FL. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to bird seed, bird feeders, bird houses, and bird cages, as well as advice and content on feeding birds, suet, sunflower seeds, bird baths, and attracting birds.

Pet Butler of South Florida
800-PET_BUTLER
98 SW 12th Way
Boca Raton, FL

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Zoological Education Network
(800) 946-4782
2324 S Congress Ave Suite 2 A
West Palm Beach, FL

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PetSmart
(561) 470-8085
20861 State Rd 7
Boca Raton, FL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(954) 753-0740
4151 Turtle Creek Dr
Coral Springs, FL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(561) 369-2186
368-A North Congress Avenue
Boynton Beach, FL
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

Holistic Pet Cuisine
(561) 241-9151
1000 clint Moore Road SUITE 106
Boca Raton, FL

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PETCO
(561) 852-2016
9960 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(561) 330-3760
510 Linton Boulevard
Delray Beach, FL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(561) 738-4966
335 N Congress Ave
Boynton Beach, FL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(954) 722-0142
5837 North University Drive
Tamarac, FL
Hours
Monday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

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Feeders and Feeding: Keep Your Seed Fresh

Keep Your Seed Fresh With a 'First In First Out' Technique

by Dave McDermott

Tube-type feeders are favorites of backyard bird watchers, goldfinches, and pine siskins. Unfortunately, the seed that gets eaten out of a tube feeder comes from the top and the middle of the column of seed. Fresh seed gets added at the top of the tube. It's LIFO-Last In, First Out. The seed that was added most recently gets eaten first; the seed at the bottom of the feeder gets eaten very slowly, if at all, and quickly turns stale.

The solution to eliminating stale seed comes from a technique your local grocer practices to manage the store's inventory: First In, First Out, or FIFO. The principle is simple: Make sure the oldest inventory gets used first so that none of the inventory gets so old that it can't be sold. Or, in the case of birdseed, make sure the old seed gets eaten before it gets old, stale, and unfit to eat.

The FIFO technique is easy: Just add new seed to the bottom of the feeder. Since tube feeders open at the top, the easiest way to do this is to empty any seed remaining in the feeder into a bucket before adding new seed, then pour fresh seed into the bottom of the feeder and top it off with the older seed from the bucket. Now, as finches feed, they'll eat more of the older seed. And no seed sits at the bottom of the feeder long enough to become stale....

Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

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