Bird Seed Conroe TX

Local resource for bird seed in Conroe, TX. 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
(936) 441-4700
1410 North Loop 336 West
Conroe, TX
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
(936) 273-9888
19075 IH 45 South Ste 114
Conroe, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(281) 259-5996
32962 FM 2978 rd
Magnolia, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(281) 528-9586
19507 I-45 North Suite 700
Spring, TX
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
(936) 273-9888
19075 INTERSTATE 45 SOUTH
SHENANDOAH, TX

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PetSmart
(936) 494-2500
2900 I-45
Conroe, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(281) 292-7801
522 Sawdust Road Suite C1
Spring, TX
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
(281) 516-0834
14420 FM 2920
Tomball, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(281) 580-3335
4431 FM 1960
Houston, TX
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

Fish R Us
(936) 321-3474
10855 Highway 242
Conroe, TX

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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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