Niger seed for birds
Niger seed, also known as Nyjer seed, has not only proven popular with a variety of finches, such as goldfinches, but it is also easy and practical to use in niger seed feeders and on bird tables.
Nutritional value of niger seed
Protein 10 – 25
Sugars 12- 18
Fibre 10 – 20
Moisture 10 – 12
Oil 30 – 40
Which birds eat niger seed?
With their delicious taste, packed full of good oil content, you may spot a few of the following visiting your bird feeder when it’s filled to the brim with niger seed:
Kennedy Wild Bird Food’s niger seed
Many of our customers have praised our Nyjer seed for attracting some of their favourite feathered friends to their gardens. With its very fine texture, it is best to use this seed with one of our niger seed feeders.
A seed from the Nyjer plant
Niger or nyjer seed comes from the Nyjer plant, a small bushy plant that sports beautiful, bright yellow flowers when in bloom!
These plants not only give you delicious seeds, perfect for wild bird food, but they are also ideal for attracting bees to your garden!
Our niger seed for birds
A very fine seed, and a must for all gardens. Nyjer seed is high in oil content and the most expensive of wild bird seeds, however, we’re here to offer you the best price for this coveted seed. Much loved by goldfinch and chaffinch, our nyjer seed should be used in a special Droll Yankees niger feeder.
Use alongside our other bird seed mixtures and plain feeds for a truly diverse mix of wild bird food.
Always ensure water is available. Price includes next day delivery
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