Bird Seed Orlando FL

Local resource for bird seed in Orlando, 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.

Pookie's Pet Nutrition & Bow Wow Bakery
(407) 622-7387
1980 W. Fairbanks Ave.
Winter Park, FL

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The Pet's Natural Choice
(407) 359-0456
950 North Central Avenue, Suite 6
Oviedo, FL

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PetSmart
(407) 658-7710
6134 E Colonial Dr
Orlando, FL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(407) 370-9119
4616 Millenia Plaza Way
Orlando, 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
(407) 351-2336
8219 S John Young Pkwy
Orlando, FL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Greathouse Dog Training
(407) 496-2036
3019 Lazlo Lane
Orlando, FL
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behavior
Hours
CAnine Good Citizen certifiCAtion and therapy dog training. Training provided in the home or on loCAtion. Trainer

PETCO
(407) 228-4340
2410 East Colonial Drive
Orlando, 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
(407) 895-6576
3232 E. Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(407) 251-4211
1778 West Sandlake Road
Orlando, 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: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

PetSmart
(407) 331-8991
4510 S US Highway 17/92
Casselberry, FL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
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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