Our high-quality flaked maize is a delicious and high-energy snack loved by all manner of birds, particularly robins, thrushes, and blackbirds. We include flaked maize in our delicious Ground Blend, Raisin Free Ground Blend and Table Mix.
Our flaked maize is also suitable for horses and small pets such as rabbits. All species can reap the benefits of having flaked maize introduced into their diet, including improved growth. Micronized maize has special implications where small intestine amylase production is low (young livestock, companion animals, horses).
Typical Micronized Flaked Maize Analysis
Dry Matter 86%, Moisture 14%, Protein 8.5%, Oil 3.8%, Fibre 2%, Ash 1.3%
Flaked Maize Storage
Your micronised flaked maize should be stored somewhere cool and dry. We recommend that it should be used within 5 months of purchase - just to make sure it stays fresh and nutritious.
Flaked Maize FAQs
- Can birds eat flaked maize?
Yes, birds can eat flaked maize! Due to its size, it can be difficult to feed through feeders, so it’s more commonly found in ground food mixes. Flaked maize is particularly popular with blackbirds, thrush, and robins (all ground feeding birds).
- Why use flaked maize?
There are numerous benefits to using flaked maize - it’s a high energy grain that can benefit wild birds all year round. It is also a great source of protein, vitamin A, and vitamin E.
Flaked maize isn’t just beneficial for wild birds – it’s also excellent for horses, guineapigs, hamsters, and rabbits!
- Does flaked maize go bad?
Yes, flaked maize can go bad, especially if it gets damp or is stored incorrectly. Always store your flaked maize in an airtight container somewhere cool. When stored correctly, flaked maize should last 5 months in storage.