Bird Seed Stamford CT

Local resource for bird seed in Stamford, CT. 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.

Whiner and Diner Pet Accessori
(203) 329-8878
3043 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT
Products
raised CAt bowls
Hours
pet toy boxes and small dog and CAt beds handcrafted from authentic wooden wine crates. Each pet product is individually created to meet your pet's specific needs. Our elevated pet feeders are healthy for all dogs and CAts

Animals Healing Inc.
(914) 764-8389
PO Box 545
Pound Ridge, NY

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TLC Doggy Day Spa
(631) 673-6476
140 New York Ave.
Huntington, NY

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PetSmart
(203) 353-9807
288 West Ave
Stamford, CT
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(914) 937-2412
10 Waterfront Place
Port Chester, NY
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

Whiner and Diner Eco-Chic Pet Accessories
(203) 329-8878
3043 High Ridge Rd
Stamford, CT

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Blue Buffalo
(800) 919-2833
P.O. Box
Wilton, CT

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Unleashed Pet Shop
(203) 292-9359
79 Unquowa Place
Fairfield, CT

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PetSmart
(203) 854-1772
525 Connecticut Ave
Norwalk, CT
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(914) 690-9890
421 Boston Post Road
Port Chester, NY
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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