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Kennedy Wild Black Rapeseed Bird Food

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Kennedy Wild Black Rapeseed Bird Seed
Kennedy Wild Black Rapeseed Bird Seed
Kennedy Wild Black Rapeseed Bird Seed
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Nutrition Rich Black Rapeseed For Birds

Black Rapeseed is a highly nutritious seed that offers a wealth of benefits for birds, making it an excellent choice for their diet. This seed is particularly popular among birds due to its high protein content, essential fatty acids, and vitamins, which are crucial for their growth, health, and overall well-being. Here's a comprehensive guide on how to use Black Rapeseed as bird food, including the species of birds that feed on rapeseed and the nutritional benefits it provides.

Nutritional Benefits of Black Rapeseed for Birds

  • High in Protein: Black Rapeseed is a complete protein source, providing all the essential amino acids that birds need for growth and repair. It's particularly beneficial for birds that are growing or recovering from illness.
  • Rich in Essential Fatty Acids: The seed contains essential fatty acids, which are crucial for the health of bird feathers and skin. These fats also support the immune system and overall well-being of birds.
  • Vitamins and Minerals: Black Rapeseed is a good source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin E, which is essential for the health of bird eggs and feathers. It also provides other essential nutrients like calcium and phosphorus, which are important for bone health.

How to Use Black Rapeseed as Bird Food

  1. Whole Seeds: Black Rapeseed seeds can be fed directly to birds. They are easy to digest and provide a balanced diet. Sprinkle a small amount of whole seeds into the bird's food dish.
  2. Crushed Seeds: For birds that prefer a more crushed texture, you can crush the seeds using a mortar and pestle or a food processor. This makes the seeds easier to digest and can be mixed into the bird's food.
  3. Mixing with Other Foods: Black Rapeseed can be mixed with other bird foods, such as birdseed, millet, or oats. This ensures that your bird gets a balanced diet with a variety of nutrients.
  4. Soaking: Soaking the seeds in water for a few hours before feeding can make them more palatable and easier to digest for some birds.

Species of Birds That Feed on Rapeseed

  • Finches: Finches, including common chaffinches and greenfinches, are known to feed on rapeseed. They enjoy the seeds for their high protein content and essential fatty acids.
  • Sparrows: House sparrows and tree sparrows are also known to consume rapeseed. They find the seeds a good source of nutrition, especially during the breeding season.
  • Pigeons: Pigeons, including rock doves and wood pigeons, are attracted to rapeseed due to its high protein content and essential fatty acids.


Store brown linseed seeds in an airtight container in a cool, dry place to prevent moisture absorption, which can lead to mould growth.


CONSUMPTION GUIDELINE: Please note that our black rapeseeds are intended for bird feeding only. They are not suitable for human consumption.

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STORAGE: Store in cool & dry place, away from direct sunlight.

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