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Make your own fuel
Make your own fuel
20/05/2020 0

Fledglings approaching!
Fledglings approaching!
27/04/2020 0

New products and competition
New products and competition
22/04/2020 0

Open as usual
Open as usual
19/04/2020 0

COVID-19 open as normal
COVID-19 open as normal
28/03/2020 0

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Make your own fuel

Make your own fuel

David Baxter 20/05/2020 0
Make your own fuel out of paper.   We have for sale one fuel block press.   This is not something I have done before on the web site, but I think the environmental benefits to using this press mean it deserves a bit of publicity!   The press can make five blocks in one press, you load it up with wet newspaper and then pull the lever down to compress the block mould and the water flushes out of the paper. This leaves a solid block (that is still very wet). You then stack the blocks somewhere dry and preferably in the breeze, and after a few weeks - hey presto! the blocks are dry.   They...
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Fledglings approaching!

Fledglings approaching!

David Baxter 27/04/2020 0
Fledglings starting appearing now.   As we approach the end of April, it is noticeable that the bird food is going down at a rate of knots!   We start to see the adult birds eagerly transporting food to a waiting brood and now we are seeing some young birds at the feeders too. This is always a welcome sight, to see the young following the adults into your garden for a feed on a reliable food source. We feed our birds all year round and so they get used to where the feeders are and what is in them, we very often comment that a particular bird has a preference for a certain feeder or food. A...
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New products and competition

New products and competition

David Baxter 22/04/2020 0
We are adding new products and our monthly competition.   Being a small (well tiny really!) company we are always looking for new and innovative products as well as respecting the need for some good old established product that have been sold from our first day of trading.   Also we have a monthly free to enter competition, which you are welcome to enter. This month we are giving away a Schwegler 1FF bat box, which might not sound too exciting, but they are worth £107.95 and are about as easy to find as hens teeth.   We have recently added Squirrel Proof feeders from Peckish secret garde...
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Open as usual

Open as usual

David Baxter 19/04/2020 0
We are coping well and taking all orders as usual.   We understand that people are finding themselves in situations that are usual.. Looking for help to feed their garden friends and not knowing who to trust. Belinda and David at British Bird Food are the sole owners and only staff involved in your wild bird food or wildlife requirements. We pack each order freshly on the day of despatch (yes some very long days!) and observe COVID-19 best practice in packing your wild bird food order,  We are struggling to keep up with keeping the web site up to date and so ask a little forgiveness in thi...
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COVID-19 open as normal

COVID-19 open as normal

David Baxter 28/03/2020 0
The lovely picture of a Vole is by Claudie.   British Bird Food are a small family run business operating from home in a small village in Shropshire. So we are able to continue to serve our customers, both new and existing from home and in complete isolation.   We are very busy so it may take an extra day to get your order but that doesn't seem to be causing any problems so far.   We have closed our retail shop, but continue to serve local customers from our house, obeying all of the guidelines in doing so.   There is no shortage of stock and we have plenty in store of all fresh produc...
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Feeding painted ladies!

Feeding painted ladies!

David Baxter 25/01/2020 0
Painted Ladies in the house!   This year saw a mass of Painted Lady Butterflies arrive in Britain and they are still around. Butterflies go to sleep in the Winter and like to find warm dark places that they can drowse in. They don't actually hibernate so they are using energy even though they are not very active.   To tell you about our experience this year may sound quite familiar, so we hope it might help.   back in November we noticed three or four Painted Lady Butterflies on the window sills around the house, thought nothing about it other than we were blessed to have so many, but as...
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