Just like in human beings, birds, too, thrive best on balanced nutrition to remain healthy and lively. Many a bird keeper has derived happiness from the sounds from wild birds by supplying them with their favorite food. Below is a list of the highly recommended alternative bird seeds based on their features, nutrient composition, presentation, flavor, and price. The list focuses on pet birds and wild birds.

1. Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Cockatiel Food

Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health food was developed by an avian nutritional expert to ensure your pet bird (Cockatiels) gets the proper nutrition. Forti-Diet Pro Health contains probiotics and prebiotics to support digestive health. This food is rich in natural antioxidants for general health and immune support plus contains pieces to support skin and feather health. The presence of Omega 3’S with added vitamins and minerals in the mix ensures the heart and brain health of the bird is supported plus visual functions.

This food can be naturally preserved for ideal freshness in a cool and dry location for about 30-45 days after you have opened the bag, but the duration can be extended by refrigeration or freezing. Feed cockatiels 2 – 4 tablespoons daily, but this proportion can be adjusted for proper weight maintenance when feeding additional pets. This seed is usually mixed with natural pellets, and it is performing.

2. Wagner’s 57075 Safflower Seed, 5-Pound Bag

Wild bird keepers will find Wagner’s 57075 Safflower Seed great for their birds. This birdseed is manufactured in the USA, and it is used to attract wild birds such as Cardinals, Chickadees, and other songbirds while keeping away “feeder hogs” such as Grackles and Starlings. More importantly, “bird people” prefer this product because it helps in reducing pests such as squirrels in their yards. If you have unwanted birds and squirrels crowding out your songbirds, we recommend gradually filling your feeder with Wagner’s Safflower Seed for some time, then gradually mixing in your favorite Wagner’s Premium Wild Bird Food.

This product is found in many gourmet mixes, and it is truly a premium, high-value seed not found in ordinary blendsTop of Form. To increase the shelf life, it is recommended that you store your birdseed elevated on a shelf in a cool, dry location with good air circulation and is away from direct sunlight or heat source. Do not give this seed to your pet birds.

3. Kaytee Birders’ Blend, 16-Pound Bag

Kaytee’s Birder’s Blend offers a balanced variety of songbirds’ favorite seeds, grains, and nuts. It is specially formulated by birding enthusiasts to attract a wide variety of birds to your backyard and increase nutritional value. It has a high-fat content, which is essential for seasonal needs like nesting and migration.

Keep feeders filled with fresh food Discard old food before refilling and clean feeders regularly to minimize mold and bacteria. This product is only intended for feeding wild birds.

4. Lyric 2647413 Fruit & Nut High Energy Wild Bird Food, 5 lb

Lyric Fruit and Nut Wild Bird Food is a high-energy bird mix of fruits and nuts with zero fillers for more attraction of wild birds to your backyard. It provides balanced nutrition wild birds crave; nuts for the long-lasting energy from protein and fats, and fruits to provide sugar for an instant boost. This product features a gourmet of research-based and a field-tested blend of select fruits, seeds, and nuts to attract a variety of birds among them includes chickadees, robins, cardinals, and Cedar Waxwings.

It is a pack of 12 premium, all-natural ingredients among them includes sunflower kernels, shelled pumpkin seeds, and crimped corn among others.

A properly balanced diet is the joy and pride of any living creature. So choose the very best food to share with the birds you love.

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Last Update: December 14, 2020