Wild Bird Products

These are some of the popular wild bird products that we carry.  This is not a complete listing of products we carry.  If you are looking for something that is not listed please contact us.  We will be happy to assist you in your search.  

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Cardinal Blend Wild Bird Mix

Cardinal Brand Wild Bird Feed is a deluxe millet-based blend for year round feeding. The blend contains 20 percent sunflower seeds (by volume) — oil and stripe — with shelled peanuts. It has been a favorite Des Moines Feed mix for over 50 years.

For more information please click on the seed mix.

Black Oil Sunflowers

Black Oil Sunflower Seed is a source of high quality protein and is the most popular choice of seed-eating birds. It is great to feed birds year-round and should be a staple item for bird lovers.

Attracts Cardinals, Chickadees, Goldfinches, Woodpeckers, Titmice, Juncos, Nuthatches, Pine Siskins and more.

Safflower Seed

Safflower is a small, white seed that is high in protein and fat. Sunflower-eating birds love Safflower; squirrels and blackbirds - not so much.

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Nyger Seed 
  • Imported from India or Ethiopia

  • Recleaned at our facility over screens and aspirated

  • The cleaners remove foreign material, immature seed, and dust

  • More appealing and nutritious

 

For more information please click the seed.
 

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Peanuts in Shell
  • A human consumption grade (not “wildlife grade”) Virginia peanut

  • Enjoyed by larger songbirds-blue jays and woodpeckers-as well as squirrels and rabbits

For more information please click on the peanuts.

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Peanut Pickouts

A wildlife favorite for over 50 years, peanut pickouts are made from Virginia peanuts, mostly halves and wholes. They are lightly roasted and are tested for salmonella and aflatoxin levels. At Des Moines Feed, we have 5 lb bags of peanuts, 20 pound bags of peanuts and 50 lb bags of peanuts. Birds and wildlife will love our bulk peanuts.

For more information please click on the peanuts.

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