Reading Time: 5 minutes We have opened our first ever shop in 142 years this Christmas – so local people could provide vital shelter to birds, mammals, and other creatures in their gardens, to keep them snug through the winter
How our New Blending Plant Will Help us Keep up With Demand for Higher Quality, More Nutritious Bird Foodjohnstonjeff2023-04-04T16:03:15+00:00
Reading Time: 5 minutes We have a new parrot food blending plant at our manufacturing site at Gilberdyke in East Yorkshire to help us meet the increasing demand for higher quality, more nutritious blends.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Why we have decided to remove Monkey Nuts from our parrot blends, and put the choice of whether or not to feed them to your birds entirely into your hands.
Reading Time: 6 minutes As a business that takes our commitment to the environment very seriously, we are always searching for new ways to become more sustainable. So, when we heard some of our customers were having trouble recycling the plastic sacks we use for our wild bird food, we decided to do something about it.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Johnston & Jeff has conjured up a new blend for Conures to help owners keep their pets healthy. Conure Mix has been developed by the leading Yorkshire manufacturer in partnership with top breeder Cheryl Robinson of Riverside Aviaries, resulting in a blend specifically formulated for this type of parrot.
Reading Time: 9 minutes We have put together some fun bird-based activities that you can do with your kids. You can download and print all the activity pages. We have a choice of colouring pages, a step-by-step guide on how to make an origami bird, and a spotters guide to the wild birds you'll find in your garden.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Feeding time at the zoo has never been so exciting for two exotic bird species at Chester Zoo. The Pekin Robins and Wrinkled Hornbills at the charity zoo have both been officially adopted by us. We will donate bird food to the value of £3,000 to Chester Zoo each year, to help feed the large number of birds there.
Reading Time: 6 minutes We are really excited to be launching a new superfood to ensure wild birds get sufficient calcium in their diet. Dried Calciworms – the larvae of the Black Soldier Fly – are a fantastic supplement to our range of premium quality wild bird feeds and typically contain around 50 times more calcium than other insects.
Reading Time: 5 minutes We are flying to the aid of four parrot rescue and rehoming centres hit by the coronavirus. We have donated more than a tonne of our parrot blends to Birdline Parrot Rescue, Problem Parrots, All Star Parrots, and Safe Haven Refuge.
Reading Time: 6 minutes We are delighted to announce a £1m expansion of our factory, to help us mark our 140th anniversary celebrations. Johnston & Jeff’s Managing Director, Richard Johnston, said the expansion was the biggest investment the company had made since moving from its original premises in Hull to Gilberdyke in 2002.