Bird Seed Boulder CO

Local resource for bird seed in Boulder, CO. 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.

Only Natural Pet Store
(888) 937-6677
5541 Central Ave, Suite 201
Boulder, CO

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PETCO
(303) 544-1888
2480 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO
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
(303) 543-6060
402 Center Dr
Superior, CO
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(303) 255-0644
16575 Washington St
Broomfield, CO
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(303) 702-9526
1125 S Hover Rd
Longmont, CO
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Holistic Pet Information
(877) 573-8227
16927 W. 71st Place
Arvada, CO

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PetSmart
(303) 449-0201
1850 30th street
Boulder, CO
Hours
Monday - Friday: 7:00-9:00
Sunday: 8:00-6:00

PETCO
(303) 635-1540
12163 North Sheridan Boulevard
Broomfield, CO
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
(720) 652-4642
205 Ken Pratt Boulevard #280
Longmont, CO
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
(303) 466-2834
10460 Town Center Dr
Westminster, CO
Hours
Monday - Friday: 7:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

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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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