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Cracked Corn

Cracked corn is roughly ground corn kernels. Usually a less expensive food, but also the least desirable to the birds. It mainly appeals to ground feeding birds.

Attracts

Dove, pigeon, quail, turkey, junco, sparrow, towhee, crow, blackbird

Use in these feeders

Ground platform feeder

A Conversation with Rat...


There's one thing about owning a store that sells any kind of food. You have to always be on the alert for unwanted visitors, especially of the rodent kind. I've considered myself lucky in that I haven't had a big problem with rodentia. Any problems are quickly dealt with.

However, I was busy sweeping the floor recently in the Walnut Creek store when I thought I saw something scurry past one of the bird seed bags.

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East Bay Times Article


Attracting birds and bees to our yards and gardens is simple, if we provide what they like and need.

Joanie Smith, owner of East Bay Nature in Walnut Creek and Dublin, says there are five essential elements for success water, food, cover, nesting and safety.

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