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Seed Spotlight: Layers Pellets + Mash with Bokashi!

Wiggly Bokashi is a revolutionary material. Made right here on the farm, it's based on bran which has been 'inoculated' with beneficial micro-organisms. Now it's available dry-mixed with a top quality Layers Mash for feeding to domestic chickens and ducks (suitable for birds over the age of 17 weeks).

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British Bird of the Month: Great Tit

Characteristics

The Great Tit is the largest European tit – about the size of a House Sparrow. It is found throughout the UK and is the most scientifically investigated British bird.

Males can be separated from females as they have a much broader black stripe down their belly.

The Great Tits’ song is varied, and this can give the impression that there are more of them in a territory than there actually are. It’s perhaps best known for its piercing “teecher-teecher” song which is usually heard in the spring and summer.

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Seed Spotlight: Farmer Phil's British Mix

This birdfeed is not just designed for British Birds (although it is perfect for them), no, this is British Mix because it's grown in British fields by Farmer Phil and some of his friends.

There is no compromise on quality, it includes Phil's special, high protein, Indigo wheat plus unrolled oats, black sunflower seeds, rape seeds, millet, linseed, canary seed and a little oyster grit. For year round use.

Made in Britain: Lots of birdfoods cant be grown here (think peanuts for one) This mix is grown by Farmer Phil and his friends.

Cost effective: Less transport, home grown = value for money.

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British Bird of the Month: Great Spotted Woodpecker

Characteristics

The Great Spotted Woodpecker is about the size of a Starling, making it much bigger than its close rarer relative the Lesser Spotted Woodpecker which is more sparrow-sized. Found throughout the UK except for northern Scotland, and now slowly re-colonising Ireland.

The only difference between the sexes is a red patch on the nape of the male. Their stiff tail feathers are used as a prop when it is clinging to a tree, and with two forward and two reverse facing toes they have good grip. They have a very undulating flight.

Male Great Spotted Woodpeckers will ‘drum’ its bill on a branch for a few seconds of  8-12 beats and fading away at the end.

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Seed Spotlight: Softbill Mix

Lots of birds such as robins, thrushes, blackbirds, wagtails and other ground feeding birds prefer softbill food. Our Wiggly Softbill Mix is packed full of tasty feed and is formulated just for them. It is best fed on the ground, (or wall or open top table etc..) this food is not really suitable for hanging feeders.

https://wigglywigglers.co.uk/products/softbill-mix

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