Niger Seed

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Niger Seed
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Niger Seed
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Niger Seed
Suitable for seed feeders
£2.00 £1.75 In Stock

Niger seeds are from the Ramtil plant native to Ethiopia and is a relative to the sunflower plant. Often spelt nyger or nyjer, and miss-sold as thistle, it is a tiny oil rich seed that is high in energy, protein and is easy to digest.

A particular favourite of Finches and Siskins, Niger contains high levels of amino acids which are particularly beneficial for young fledglings.

If fed from the ground or a bird table Redpolls may be attracted to the garden. When feeding from a hanging feeder Niger can either be mixed with other straight seeds or fed from a specialist Niger feeder which have very small ports to prevent wastage.

When providing niger seed you are likely to see an increase in goldfinches visiting your garden!

Feeder Style:

Ground, Bird Table, Niger Hanging Feeder

Suitable for all year round feeding.

Enjoyed By:

Blue Tit, Brambling, Bullfinch, Chaffinch, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Great Tit, Greenfinch, House Sparrow, Lesser Redpoll, Marsh Tit, Mealy Redpoll, Nuthatch, Tree Sparrow, Willow Tit, Yellow Hammer

Size £/kg Price * Saving
500g £3.50 1.75 £0.00
1.5kg £2.33 3.50 £1.76
3kg £2.00 6.00 £4.50
5kg £1.80 9.00 £8.50
15kg £1.67 25.00 £27.45

* Savings are based on the first row being the base £/kg price

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