It's for the Birds — for Goodness Sake!

| 1/18/2018 1:33:00 PM

CA Simonson 

Seed ball

It may look like a cheese ball, but this one is for the birds. In the cold winter days when our beautiful winged friends are searching for food, it's fun to put out something they can enjoy.

You can buy commercial suet blocks from your local store to fit into a feeder cage, but it's just as easy to make your own. Suet is rendered animal fat, which holds the suet cake or ball together. notes that you can use lard or even bacon grease (to a small extent). I've found that peanut butter works just as well, and may possibly be more nutritional for our feathered friends, for goodness sake!  

 bird feeder2


Subscribe today

Capper's FarmerWant to rediscover what made grandma’s house the fun place we all remember? Capper’s Farmer — the newly restored publication from the rural know-how experts at — updates the tried-and-true methods your grandparents used for cooking, crafting, gardening and so much more. Subscribe today and discover the joys of homemade living and homesteading insight — with a dash of modern living — that makes up the new Capper’s Farmer.

Save Even More Money with our automatic renewal savings plan!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $6 and get 4 issues of Capper's Farmer for only $16.95 (USA only).

Or, Bill Me Later and I'll pay just $22.95 for a one year subscription!

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Free Product Information Classifieds

click me