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Say No To Pepper Treated Bird Seed

Due to the interest in keeping squirrels away from the bird feeders, a great question we are asked is, do we carry seed treated with hot pepper. The question is prompted by those looking for solutions to squirrels dining at the bird feeders.We do not carry bird seed that has been treated with a pepper substance.Our position takes into consideration that the possibility and data is beginning to emerge to support, that although the birds cannot taste the pepper, their inner systems recognize the heat and begin to lower the bird’s body temperature. Under certain conditions such as low temperatures in winter this may affect the bird’s ability to survive as it is not registering an optimum body temperature. There...

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