Raisins for Garden Birds
- 4 kg
- 8 kg
- 30kg (2 x 15kg)
Raisins are loved by many bird species, such as blackbirds and song thrushes.
Raisins are most effective when fed from the ground. Soaking raisins during the breeding season helps adults to supply their young with necessary water.
NOTE: These are raisins for birds only! They may look delicious, but they are not suitable for human consumption. Also, raisins can be nephrotoxic to some dogs and may cause kidney failure. It's not known which dogs are affected - that is, until a susceptible dog eats them and becomes unwell - so please do not allow your pets to eat these raisins either.
Raisins for Birds FAQs:
- Can birds eat raisins?
Yes, most birds can eat raisins safely. However, please be aware that some cats and dogs can have adverse reactions to raisins, so you should avoid putting them out in areas where these animals might get access to them.
- Do raisins have to be soaked for birds?
During the spring and summer months, you can opt to soak your raisins in water to make them moister, helping your feathered-friends get the hydration they need. Soaking raisins also helps to soften them up; during the breeding months, this is useful as it helps adult birds feed them to their young.
However, raisins do not have to be soaked, this is an optional step.
- What birds like raisins?
Raisins are enjoyed by a variety of wild birds, including blackbirds, robins, song thrushes, starlings, and other ground feeding birds.