Bird food blends are the easiest and most cost-effective way to attract a wide variety of birds to backyard feeders. We can blend any combination of seed ingredients to produce the ideal mixture for your wild birdseed needs.
Black oil sunflower seeds have a thinner shell, are meatier than striped seeds and have a higher oil content, which gives birds more nutrients and calories.
Canary seed comes from canary grass. It can be fed alone or used in mixes and blends. Recently, it has been approved for human consumption in Canada and the United States. It is high in protein and tryptophan and is gluten-free. We offer both yellow and brown hairless canary seed.
Canola seed, also known as rapeseed, is often used to make canola oil but is also used as a birdseed, either fed alone or mixed in a blend. Canola is ideal for small birds, including finches, canaries and quail.
Cracked corn is broken pieces of corn used as wild bird feed and is fed alone or often in birdseed blends and mixes. It is a favorite for doves, sparrows, juncos and northern bobwhites.
Flaxseed, or linseed, comes from the flax plant and can be used to feed birds as a standalone feed but is more often used to mix in blends with other seeds.
Red millet is a grass seed used in many bird feed blends, mostly for winter mixes.
White millet is a grass seed used in many bird feed blends, usually in winter mixes. White millet is a preferred millet for birds over red.
Red milo, also known as sorghum, is a reddish round seed and is used in birdseed blends and mixes. It is a favorite for doves, wild turkeys and pheasants.
In-shell peanuts are high in protein and fat and are used in bird feed blends and mixes. They are a favorite of woodpeckers, nuthatches and jays.
Peanut pieces give you the same protein and fat as in-shell peanuts without the waste of a shell. Used in birdseed blends and mixes, peanut pieces attract woodpeckers, nuthatches and jays.
Nyjer seed is from the niger plant. It's a popular seed for finches, sparrows, doves and buntings. It is fed alone or in bird feed blends and mixes.
Whole oat groats are used in bird feed blends and mixes.
Safflower seed is a bitter seed used as a stand-alone feed or often mixed in birdseed blends. It is a favorite of cardinals and grosbeaks but deters nuisance birds such as grackles as well as squirrels.
We have many options for sunflower seeds, including in-shell and coarse, medium and fine chips. Learn more.
Emerald Farms is our private labeled wild bird feed product based in the heart of South Central Canada.