Bird Seed Prescott AZ

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PetSmart
(928) 776-9636
277 N Walker Rd
Prescott, AZ
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 9:00-7:00

Pet Depot Barkery
(928) 776-8700
225 W Gurley St
Prescott, AZ

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PetSmart
(928) 776-9636
277 Walker Rd
PRESCOTT, AZ

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U Pet Cha
(928) 583-0380
879 N Us Highway 89
Chino Valley, AZ

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Pawsitive Foods
(602) 689-9895
15638 N 22nd Ave
Phoenix, AZ

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PETCO
(928) 708-0212
1931 SR-69
Prescott, AZ
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

Furry Little Monsters
(928) 443-1998
220 W Goodwin St
Prescott, AZ

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Pet Care Ctr
(928) 445-5111
843 Miller Valley Rd Ste 103
Prescott, AZ

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Pet Butler - Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona
800732885
3120 W. Carefree Hwy., Suite 1-241
Phoenix, AZ

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Arbico-organics
(800) 827-2847
18701 N. Lago Del Oro Pkwy.
Tucson, AZ

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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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