bird feed

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also bird feed  (bûrd′fēd′)
See birdfood.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bird feed - food given to birdsbird feed - food given to birds; usually mixed seeds
feed, provender - food for domestic livestock
canary seed - a mixture of seeds used to feed caged birds
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ANORTHUMBERLAND farmer's wife has donated sacks of bird feed to Durham Cathedral after reading about a wildlife project at the monument in the Journal.
In a statement issued on Sunday, he said the provincial food department is in process to auction approximately 300,000 bags contained with rotten wheat with adequate arrangements for their use as animal and bird feed only.
But Tory councillor Jake Shropshire told a town meeting that the pesky pigeons could be kept to a low number by adding a special contraceptive to bird feed, the Daily Star reported.
Bird seeds have advanced greatly the past few years with so many different types available from your basic wild bird feed through to more specialised feeds such as woodland blends, hedgerow blends and nyger seeds.
Laboratory trials by researchers at the UAE University in Al Ain have discovered that both ground and treated date pits work as natural antibiotics when mixed with bird feed.
Tie 10-inch segments of string to the pine cone, stick, or apple, and then roll them in peanut butter and bird feed.
The pool usually turns rank and ugly in the summer when bird feed stimulates excessive growth of algae.
Bird feed is sold on the boats, they buy it and feed the birds," said Shambhu, a resident.
According to the Wild Bird Feed Association, North Americans purchased over 2 billion kilograms of birdseed in 2004.
Free Altoids here,'' with a pile of the breath mints like bird feed for the Roadrunner.
There are a lot of bird feeders available to buy and lots of different bird feed but there are also household leftovers that can be fed to birds too.
Sheds and pigeons lofts have been severely damaged and a number of small items, including bird feed, were stolen.