Sure you can buy
wild bird food, but there are hundreds of family handed-down
homemade bird food recipes you can easily make on your
own.Many of these bird food recipes include ingredients you
likely have laying around the house. Most birds will eat
many things.The recipes listed for each bird are some of their
preferred food selections.The information
within this web site is free for your use.
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Step 1 - Put fat and cornmeal
into a deep bowl.
Step 2 - Using your hands, mix
Step 3 - Again, using your
hands, pack the mixture together into small blocks, keeping in
mind that they will need to fit into your suet
Step 4 - Freeze any easy suet
that you do not intend to use right away. Be careful to keep
the individual blocks separated so you can use them when
needed. Try placing a small piece of wax paper in-between the
individual blocks. Then you can easily take one at a time when
it's time to feed your birds.
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