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Re: birdfood


You don't see that here.  I was pretty happy to see the cardinal family.
Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 1:45 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] birdfood


> Sounds like an attempt at marketing birdfood in the same manner as pet
food,
> i.e. to appeal to humans.  As ridiculous as it sounds to us I'm sure it
will
> work well.
>
> Did I tell you all about the cute sight I witnessed the other day?  Mr.
and
> Mrs. Wild Turkey were taking their offspring on a stroll through the
> recently mown hay field across the street.  It was really adorable -- 
mother
> and daddy together with about five little turkeys in single file behind.
>
> zem
> zone 7
> West TN
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center"
> <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 2:42 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] birdfood
>
>
> >I heard quite a bit of chatter outside my window the other day, so I had
to
> > check.  Mom and Dad Cardinal were showing the youngster the ropes.  They
> > were checking out the birdbath which I keep filled with fresh water.  It
> > made me think I should check the bird feeder.  (I don't worry about that
> > much in summer, but still..)  This feeder holds a lot of seed so I don't
> > fill it often.  It was EMPTY!
> >
> > So, just now I picked up a 10# bag of Oil of Sunflower, everybody's
> > favorite.  But while looking for it at WalMart I found "Trail Mix"
> > birdfood
> > and other mixes.  They sounded yummy even from my perspective...and then
I
> > saw it...the last ingredient was artificial berry flavoring, artificial
> > cherry flavoring.  Since when do birds require artificial flavorings?
> > What's wrong with the ingredients in these blends that the birds need
the
> > flavor enhanced?
> >
> > Kitty
> >
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