Suet bird food blocks

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by SandraMort, Aug 15, 2008.

  1. SandraMort

    SandraMort Songster

    Jul 7, 2008
    Do chickens like them in the winter? Can you make your own with beef (or other) fat and whole/cracked seeds/grains?
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    I would think you CAN make them yourself, but the amount of FAT would be an issue for sure, there is a LOT in those blocks.

    As kids we used to make bird feeding "sticks" we would mix flour and water to make a paste, and then dip a stick in it, and dip that into bird seeds, let it dry and put it out - perhaps you can come up with something like that, that does not contain a bunch of fat.

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