Bird Feeding

Ready Peck Insect & Mealworm Mini Suet Pellets

Ready Peck Insect & Mealworm Mini Suet Pellets

In late 2018 we had a look at our product range and realised we were missing a feed that was designed especially for small birds and fledglings. Rather than just mixing some small seeds together we wanted to create the ultimate small bird food that […]

Sunflower Hearts for Wild Birds

Sunflower Hearts for Wild Birds

In the last few years Sunflower Hearts have steadily overtaken Peanuts as one of the most popular seeds to feed our wild garden birds here in the UK. Their soft, spongy texture and healthy composition make them a great year-round seed for all kinds of […]

The Best Wild Bird Foods for your Garden This Spring and Summer

The Best Wild Bird Foods for your Garden This Spring and Summer

It’s a wonderful time of year for bird feeding, and offering the right foods can attract an array of colourful and unique wild birds to your garden. Here we’ve highlighted some of the best bird foods to use in your garden during this blooming beautiful […]

Why We Love Ring-Pull™ Bird Feeders

Why We Love Ring-Pull™ Bird Feeders

Finding the right bird feeder is no easy feat. Here at Ivel Valley Bird Food we like to think we’ve tried nearly every feeder on the market in our quest to find the very best feeders to offer our customers. While there are a great […]

Feeding Mealworms to Wild Birds FAQs

Feeding Mealworms to Wild Birds FAQs

Here on the Ivel Valley farm, dried mealworms are one of our very favourite things to feed our wild birds. We’re very lucky that we get a large variety of both urban and rural birds so there are plenty of bird breeds around that love […]

How To Attract Goldfinches To Your Garden

How To Attract Goldfinches To Your Garden

Goldfinches are known to love Nyger seed, which is a small black seed full of healthy proteins and oils. Goldfinches, Greenfinches and Redpolls are known to return to Nyger Seed feeders (as well as Siskins). Sunflower Hearts are also popular with Goldfinches as they are very […]