Bird Seed Boise ID

Local resource for bird seed in Boise, ID. 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.

PETCO
(208) 344-1651
3548 South Findley Avenue
Boise, ID
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

PETCO
(208) 375-7971
179 North Milwaukee Street
Boise, ID
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

PETCO
(208) 467-3249
16434 North Market Place Boulevard
Nampa, ID
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

Club Doggie Mobile Grooming Salon
(208) 344-7837
967 E. Parkcenter Blvd # 313
Boise, ID
 
Pet Coach
(208) 371-3911
10400 Overland Rd 194
Boise, ID
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-3pm

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PetSmart
(208) 377-9748
130 N Milwaukee St
Boise, ID
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(208) 884-0611
1220 Eagle Rd N
Meridian, ID
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Idaho Aquarium Club
(208) 467-1632
http://idahoaquariumclub.com
Boise, ID
 
Aquatic Supply
(208) 323-1503
1925 Wildwood Street
Boise, ID
 
PawsWatch Professional Pet Visiting
(208) 288-2810
PO Box 140691
Boise, ID
Products
pet sitting

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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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