Niger Seed (Nyjer)
Brinvale Niger Seed (Nyjer)

Niger Seed (Nyjer)

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What is Niger Seed?

Niger seed, or nyjer seed (and even thistle seed) as they are sometimes called, are very small seeds favoured by Goldfinches and Siskins. Even though they have been referred to as thistle seed they are much more closely related to sunflower seeds.

Originally as seeds from the African Yellow Daisy, they are crammed full of essential oils that provide a good source of fat and protein. In the winter wild birds rely on eating high-calorie foods to help them to store fat to survive the cold temperatures, Niger seeds will provide these calories and the seed's protein content will help them to regenerate feathers in the moulting season.

As the seed itself is very small, it is essential to offer this from a specially made niger feeder which is purposely designed with small feeding ports to avoid spillage. We would definitely recommend adding a tray too to catch any possible spillages. 
 
It is essential to purchase good quality Niger Seed as if the seed becomes old, the oil content is reduced resulting in a dry stale seed which wild birds will not eat.
 
We currently stock Niger seed in 2.5kg, 5kg, 13kg and 20kg
 
Suitable for feeding from: This can be fed from a Niger Seed Feeder

High quality and packed full of essential oils which are a great source of fat and protein an essential bird food. Remember to order 10kg of bird food today for free next day delivery. 

All orders to any mainland United Kingdom addresses weighing 10kg and over will be delivered free of charge.

All UK orders below a total weight of 10kg will be charged £4.90 for delivery.

When your total order weighs 10kg or more you'll automatically qualify for FREE delivery if you're a mainland United Kingdom customer.

Please note however any other offers or free gifts will not go towards the 10kg needed to qualify for free delivery.

If you are located outside of the mainland UK then we're afraid we cannot offer this service to you.

*NOTICE FOR SCOTTISH HIGHLAND CUSTOMERS* - Delivery is FREE to the Scottish Highlands, all we ask is that you purchase at least 20kg of product to enable us to absorb the postal surcharge our couriers impose on us.