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Black Oil Sunflower Seed - 50lb bag

Original price $70.00 - Original price $70.00
Original price
$70.00
$70.00 - $70.00
Current price $70.00
SKU 700514
Black Oil Sunflower Seed

Black Oil Sunflower Bird Seed -

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Black oil sunflower seed is the most familiar
and most popular type of birdseed, for good reason. With this one type of seed
in your birdfeeders, you will attract dozens of bird species to your backyard.
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mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">All types of sunflower seeds
originate from the common sunflower, Helianthus annuus,
though there are many specialized and hybrid flower varieties that create
different bloom sizes, stalk heights and seed yields. The seeds they produce
are similar, however, and sunflower seed is a universally popular birdseed.

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color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">When compared to striped sunflower
seeds, black oil seeds are meatier and have a higher oil content, giving birds
more nutrition and calories in every bite. Black oil seeds also have thinner
shells, making them easier for small birds to crack.

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general nutritional components of black oil sunflower seed are:

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">28 percent fat

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">25 percent fiber

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">15 percent protein

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">Calcium

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">B vitamins

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">Iron

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">Vitamin E

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">Potassium

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makes black oil sunflower seed a valuable part of any backyard bird’s diet.

Birds
That Eat Black Oil Sunflower Seeds

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question, black oil sunflower seed is the most popular among a wide variety of
backyard birds, and most birds will at least sample the seeds even if they
prefer other foods. Birds that will regularly eat sunflower seeds include:

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·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">Mourning Doves

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">Cardinals

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">Gray catbirds

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">Evening Grosbeaks

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">Common and boat-tailed grackles

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">Bushtits

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">Black-billed magpies

·mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:#333333;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA">Cassin’s, purple and house
finches

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addition to these birds, all species of jays, chickadees and nuthatches will
eagerly eat sunflower seeds, as will many woodpecker species including downy,
hairy, red-bellied and ladder-backed woodpeckers.

10lb bag also available. See item number 700515-10