Bird Feed & Feeders

Use The City Farmer seed blend chart to help you determine the best way to attract the types of birds you want by selecting the right seed blend and the right bird feeder. All our seed is fresh and our seed blends are locally-formulated to attract the greatest variety of birds to any one feeding station.

 Selective Guide To Bird-Feeding

Different birds are attracted to different variety of seeds. By selecting one of The City Farmers three blends you are assured to attract a large variety of birds. In addition, we carry many specialty seeds for the real bird enthusiast. All our seed is fresh and are blended to attract the greatest variety of birds to any one feeding station. While many seed blends sold at discount or hardware stores contain up to 50% grain fillers that make it appear you are getting more, the birds do not eat the grain filler and simply kick it around. Our bird-feeding specialists will show you how to enjoy one or more of the following ways to attract and feed wild birds in your backyard.

Feeding on the Ground

Most ground-feeding birds prefer millet and cracked corn. We recommend The City Farmer Wild Bird Seed with Cracked Corn seed for feeding birds and other wildlife on the ground or on a platform tray to attract:

Cardinal
Dark-Eyed Junco
Evening Grosbeak
Mourning Dove
House Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White Throated Sparrow
White Crowned Sparrow
Tree Sparrow
Indigo Bunting
Blue Jay

Feeding at the Feeder

Most birds that feed at an elevated feeder prefer a variety of larger seeds including oil and striped sunflower, safflower and sunflower hearts. We recommend The City Farmer Special Blend Premium with Sunflower, Peanuts and Safflower for feeding at an elevated birdfeeder and to attract:

Chickadee
Evening Grosbeak
Purple Finch
White Breasted Nuthatch
Gold Finch
Pine Siskin
Redpoll
Tufted Titmouse
House Finch
Cardinal
Mourning Dove
Blue ]ay
Bunting

Feeding on the Ground and at the Feeders

The City Farmer has a variety of wooden birdfeeders that have features designed to feed birds both at the feeder and on the ground. Most birds will eat the larger seeds at the feeder and knock out the millet and other seeds for ground-feeding birds. For feeding at both the feeder and on the ground we recommend The City Farmer Special Blend Deluxe Bird Seed. This seed is best to attract:

Cardinal
Chickadee
Evening Grosbeak
Purple Finch
White Breasted Nuthatch
Blue Jay
Tufted Titmouse
Grackle
Mourning Dove
Bunting
Woodpeckers (Downy, Hairy , Red-bellied)

The City Farm Bird Feeder