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Nut free bird seed?

Hi, trying to find bird seed that doesn't contain any nuts or traces of nuts.  Starting a garden for the children I work with and one or two do have nut allergies.  I don't seem to be able to find anything.  I'm hoping that someone on this forum can help me out. Thank you



  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,124

    I find that sunflower hearts attract lots of different birds - would they be ok?

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  • Thank you for your responses. Had a look at the website, problem solvedimage  The nut free cookies will be fun for the children to make as well.

    Thank you so much.

  • ClaringtonClarington Posts: 4,949

    What about sunflower and niger seed that comes in its own pack? With gardening gloves issues to all children to try and avoid any potential contamination.

  • artjakartjak Posts: 4,167

    I just feed sunflower hearts bought in a large sack from the local feed store and a big sack of niger seed bought on line. Since all the Starlings seemed to have vanished from the Fens over the last 3 years, the fat balls that i make with linseed or buy are never eaten.

  • Jim MacdJim Macd Posts: 750

    Hey, it looks like a nut free thread too. image I use lard and seed, the starlings can't get enough. My neighbour puts out kibbled suet and steals all the birds. image

  • Peanuts3Peanuts3 Posts: 759

    thanks for posting this, my girls are coeliac, so can't handle a lot of bird food that has any kind of wheat, rye oats in.  Have been trying to think about what we could do for them, that wont leave a load of mess in the garden. 

  • Maybe try live or frozen/chilled mealworms most birds love them and you can at least guarantee it does not have any traces of nuts


  • Jim MacdJim Macd Posts: 750

    Peanuts, I only use Sunflower and niger seed now. I got really tired of all the mess. I get no mess at all now. I can still make my lard cakes with them.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,848
    Jim Macd wrote (see)

    Hey, it looks like a nut free thread too. image


    No. I'm here Jimimage


  • Jim MacdJim Macd Posts: 750

    image Yeah!

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