• Wet Seed Can Spread Disease

    One year ago - By All About Birds

    Reasons why we should keep our seed dry
    November 16, 2017
    By Iriel Edwards, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Class of 2020
    When it comes to providing for our backyard birds, we want to help them along through rain or shine. Most people want the best for our flying friends, and leaving out a tray or feeder with seed can be a very rewarding method of giving them a boost of resources. But one thing that may cause concern is the potential for our bird feeders to spread disease. New research looked into the potential for bird seed to facilitate the spread of a...
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