Bird Seed Lancaster CA

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PETCO
(661) 267-2447
39522 10th Street West Suite A
Palmdale, CA
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-8:00pm

PetSmart
(661) 533-9148
38147 47th St. E
Palmdale, CA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

A Better Way Petcare
(661) 948-3939
202 W Avenue J
Lancaster, CA
 
A Better Way Petcare
(661) 948-3939
202 W Avenue J
Lancaster, CA

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Myrlindas Pet Shop
(661) 942-2904
1219 W Avenue I
Lancaster, CA
 
PetSmart
(661) 947-8900
39523 S 10th St West
Palmdale, CA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(661) 942-7330
44551 Valley Central Way
Lancaster, CA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

A2zzzDog Beds
(818) 590-9462
42225 10th Street West, Suite 101
Lancaster, CA
Prices and/or Promotions
All Dog Beds on Sale Through November

A2zzzDog Beds
(818) 590-9462
42225 10th Street West
Lancaster, CA
Products
All dog beds on sale through November 30, 2010

Happy Tails by Sandra
(661) 942-3738
43787 15th St W
Lancaster, CA
 
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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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