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We have been feeding and taking care of the nation’s birds since 1880. In that time, we have learned a lot about avian nutrition and wellbeing. And we put all that knowledge and passion into every one of our products.
News and Advice on Keeping and Caring For Birds
Reading Time: 8 minutes With the nesting season well underway, the first fledglings of the year will soon climb precariously from their cosy homes and make a leap of faith into the big, wide world. Just like a young person leaving home for the first time, this is their chance to spread their wings.
Reading Time: 10 minutes One question we get asked fairly often is how to tame a Budgie. We’ve always found this a bit of a strange enquiry because like most birds that live in flocks in the wild, Budgies are very sociable and enjoy human company. As such, they don’t need to be tamed per se.
Reading Time: 17 minutes Nesting typically starts around February and carries on in our gardens right through to August. Providing nest boxes and bird food throughout the nesting season can give the chicks born in and around your garden a much greater chance of survival for the year ahead.