After a review of the GB Seeds business, a decision has been made to discontinue the manufacture and sale of bird feed at the end of February 2018, resulting in the closure of the plant at Ingham. Gb Seeds would like to thank all its valued customers for the continued support over the years and [...]

By | 2018-02-16T09:05:10+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Bird News|Comments Off on

Are we killing garden birds with kindness?

Top tips from the RSPB Are we killing garden birds with kindness? Three things not to do for our feathered friends in winter! We all know we need to keep bird feeders and baths topped up over the winter months to ensure our winged friends weather the storm of winter. But there are some things [...]

By | 2018-01-19T11:18:26+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Bird News|Comments Off on Are we killing garden birds with kindness?

New Truck

GB Seeds & Agrii are delighted to announce the addition of a new 26 tonne truck to our fleet, Not only is this truck more fuel efficient then it predecessor but will help us to continue and deliver an excellent customer experience !

By | 2017-12-04T16:17:04+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Bird News|Comments Off on New Truck

Minimising Disease Risks In Wild Birds

Minimising Disease Risks Minimising common diseases of garden birds are spread by contamination of food with the droppings or saliva of infected birds. The risk increases when many birds feed at the same places day after day for long periods. To minimise the risks: • Use several feeding sites, to reduce numbers at any one [...]

By | 2018-01-05T13:12:41+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Bird News|Comments Off on Minimising Disease Risks In Wild Birds

Fledgling Friendly Bird Feed

Fledgling Friendly Bird Feed GB Seed has just released there new Fledgling Friendly seed mix for wild birds. This special mix is made up of carefully chosen seeds, which are produced in small easy bite size pieces to help give these young birds a better start in life. - Ideally suited for feeding young birds - [...]

By | 2018-01-05T12:53:09+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Bird News|Comments Off on Fledgling Friendly Bird Feed

With the upcoming holidays we will be closed From 4Pm on December 22nd  2017 until January 2nd 2018 . Last delivery’s pre-Christmas: economy delivery needs to be in by noon December 19th and next day service in by Noon December 21st .

By | 2017-11-24T16:37:07+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Bird News|Comments Off on

Scientists believe British birds are growing longer beaks

Interesting Article by Telegraph about how the British obsession with feeding birds is making their beaks grow longer, scientists believe! The British obsession for feeding birds is causing their beaks to grow longer so they can reach into bird feeders, scientists suspect. In an extraordinary example of rapid evolution, researchers have discovered that the UK tit [...]

By | 2018-01-05T12:50:18+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Bird News|Comments Off on Scientists believe British birds are growing longer beaks

Supplementary feeding in winter for farmland birds

Supplementary feeding in winter for farmland birds, involves farmers spreading grain close to or on existing areas of overwintered stubbles and wild bird seed mix. It provides important food resources for farmland birds in late winter and early spring on arable and mixed farms, by supplementing crops of winter bird food when they have been [...]

By | 2017-09-22T09:17:27+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Bird News|Comments Off on Supplementary feeding in winter for farmland birds

Birdsongs

Learn what birds are in your garden, with this Birdsong for beginners.   learning what wild birds are more present around you is not only interesting and fun but may help to identify which birds you could aid with feeding and shelter. Check out this birdsong video on YouTube and learn who is singing [...]

By | 2018-01-05T12:48:02+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Bird News|Comments Off on Birdsongs

White sky at night not a city bird’s delight

Interesting Article by TheGuardian about how light pollution maybe affecting wild birds. Free-living songbirds show increased stress hormone levels when nesting under white street lights. But different light spectra may have different physiological effects as this study finds, suggesting that using street lights with specific colour spectra may mitigate effects of light pollution on wildlife. A [...]

By | 2017-09-22T09:02:51+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Bird News|Comments Off on White sky at night not a city bird’s delight