[CT Birds] Suet

Kathy Van Der Aue kathyvda at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 13:08:56 EST 2013


Home Depots in our area sell suet as do Agway and CT Audubon.  Parrot mixes
often have dried chili peppers in them.  Supposedly the birds like them
although our African Grey didn't seem to.


Kathy Van Der Aue
Southport, Connecticut
Visit my Blog at http://naturaliststable.wordpress.com


On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Joseph Budrow <jbudrow at sbcglobal.net>wrote:

> The only store that I know of selling suet is Stop and Shop. I buy three
> or four packages when I can as they often are out. I freezes the suet until
> needed. In a pich I use the commercial stuff. My birds eat all of it and
> hammer away all day every day.
>
> Perhaps the suet flavor you use is turning them off.
>
> Speaking of bird chow...I see Lowe's has a chili-infused pellet-like food
> for birds. I assume to deters squirrels. Has anyone tried chill flavored
> bird food?
>
> --- On Tue, 2/12/13, Jane Olsen <olsenj at stlukesct.org> wrote:
>
> From: Jane Olsen <olsenj at stlukesct.org>
> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Suet
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 11:00 AM
>
> They like junk food, just like people!
>
> Message: 13
> Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 10:51:40 -0500 (GMT-05:00)
> From: zellene <zellene at earthlink.net>
> To: ct bird list <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] suet
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> My suet feeders are sometimes lost in the woods, but due to bears, not
> hawks.
>
> I had been using commercial suet and the birds like it. I got hold of some
> real, organic beef suet and put it out...they won't touch it and go for
> suet feeder with the Ocean State stuff. Why?
>
> Zellene
>
>
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