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Easy clean wild bird feeders

Posted by British Bird Food 19/05/2015 0 Comment(s)

Bird feeders designed with cleaning in mind.

It does seem rather obvious, that when you buy a wild bird feeder, the manufacturer would have taken into account the need to maintain and clean the bird feeder in a quick and easy fashion - not so! many bird feeders are build in one solid construction and do not come apart for cleaning at all. If your wild bird feeding system can not be cleaned it will soon gather dirt and diseases that affect the wild birds feeding on your feeder, Triconomosis (see help and advice page) is a decease that kills finches and it is transmitted via soiled bird feeders, so it is important to clean your feeders as they get dirty, this can vary in terms of time scale, but once a month usually. Nearly all of our wild bird feeders can be taken apart for cleaning and are dishwa [caption id="attachment_3705" align="alignleft" width="150"]Onyx bird fefeders Onyx wild bird feeders with "click to clean" function, make it quick and easy to clean your wild bird feeders.[/caption] sher safe too, we like all of them, but our favourite is the Onyx bird feeder range, simply click the base catch and it is completely free to brush through, it is probably much easier to sweep a brush through the tube each time it is empty and then it can be left for longer periods between washing, as most diseases are found in the dust and dirt on the feeder, so disinfecting them once every few months is all that is required if they get regular brush cleaning.  

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