Are You Nuts About Peanuts?
There are a few different types of peanuts which are available on the market today. You have got your Standard Peanuts, the Jumbo Peanuts, Peanut Granules and also Nuts in Shells.
Standard peanuts are the most basic peanuts you can purchase, which are a good all round substantial food. They contain a variety of nutrients and minerals in them along wih large amounts of protein and essential oils, providing the birds with great volumes of energy. These basic wild bird peanuts are a fab size for any peanut feeder and for the smaller birds lookng to tuck into a tasty snack. Brinvales standard peanuts have been aflatoxin tested so they are safe for birds, and they come in a range of sizes.
Jumbo peanuts are on the luxury end of peanuts. These are richer in colour and alot more plump and jucier than the standard. They are also packed full of protein, oils ad vitamins to help keep your garden birds health at top peak. As these are jumbo sized, they wil, still fit inside any peanut feeder, but the larger birds like the woodpeckers will find them alot easier to get at, along with the blue tits and long tailed tits. These peanuts are also aflatoxin tested to ensure they are safe for the birds.
Peanut grains / granules can be fed to all garden birds, but are very popular aroun breeding season, as they are the perfect size to give to fledglings, as they can be eaten without the risk of choking. Peanut granules are full of essential oils, fibre, nutrition and protein. They are also aflatoxin tested, to ensure the fledglings ge the best start in life with the correct nutrition. These granules can be fed on their own or mixed in among other seeds.
Nuts in Shells
Nuts in shells or monkey nuts as they are commonly known, are a great feed for yoiur caged birds such as parrots and cockatiels. They are also a favourite food for squirrels! Thery are packed full of protein and essential oils which helps to keep the birds beaks and feathers in good condition as well as aiding ther regeneration of feathers. As these nuts are still in the shell, the nut itself has not be touched therefore there is no need to aflatoxin test it.