Bird Feeding

How Long Does It Take Birds To Eat New Food?

How Long Does It Take Birds To Eat New Food?

“I’ve switched to a different type/supplier of bird food and now my birds won’t eat it” We hear this on a regular basis – and it’s a completely valid concern. When you switch to a new bird food, you want to know that your birds […]

Can You Spot These Ground Feeding Birds This Winter?

Can You Spot These Ground Feeding Birds This Winter?

As we dive into a new year and the nights and mornings are very slowly getting lighter, we simply love being able to hear the birds when our morning alarm goes off! January, February, and March in the UK are usually the coldest months, we […]

Falling for Fieldfare

Falling for Fieldfare

I know we should not have favourites, but let’s face it we all have a child we secretly favour or a pet we prefer over the other. For us, on the farm, we would like to admit one of our favourites in the bird world […]

We LOVE Robin Red Breasts!

We LOVE Robin Red Breasts!

You say, Batman. We say ROBIN! We are convinced the Robins which visit our farm are getting friendlier, more inquisitive and dare we say it; more demanding! The site of the Robin Redbreast to us means Christmas, mulled wine, mince pies, crispy cold frosty mornings […]

What Kind of Bird Feed You Should Use This Winter

What Kind of Bird Feed You Should Use This Winter

‘Tis the season to be jolly’…..OK so maybe it is a bit early for a festive song! However, we think we can safely say winter is upon us. The first snow flurry has hit the farm today. Now being as we grow bird seed, we, […]

What Winter Birds Can You Attract To Your Garden?

What Winter Birds Can You Attract To Your Garden?

In the UK you would never know we are coming into the throws of Winter! The warm, sunny Autumn days are confusing to us and wildlife. As we look out across the farmland at Ivel Valley Farm, we have noticed how slowly the leaves are changing […]