Bird Food Niger Seed

Bird Food Niger Seed

Bird Food Niger Seed

Bird Food Niger Seed

Bird Food Niger Seed

Bird Food Niger Seed

Top 5 Things to Know About Niger [or Nyjer or Thistle] Seed (+ squirrels dislike it!)

Top 5 Things to Know About Niger [or Nyjer or Thistle] Seed (+ squirrels dislike it!)

1) WHEN NIGER SEED DRIES OUT, BIRDS WON'T EAT IT Niger is a oily seed which…

1) WHEN NIGER SEED DRIES OUT, BIRDS WON'T EAT IT Niger is a oily seed which…

Niger seed plant - This is the stuff black "thistle seed" comes from.  Finches love it and it is included in most bird seed mixes. Obviously it is not a thistle, but rather is more closely related to sunflowers. The plant is from Africa as its name suggests.  It is now politically correct to sell this as "Nyjer" seed, which emphasizes a phonetic pronunciation.  Almost all used in USA is imported.   American Niger Seed Company sells clean seed you can easily grow yourself in USA and Canada.

Niger seed plant - This is the stuff black "thistle seed" comes from. Finches love it and it is included in most bird seed mixes. Obviously it is not a thistle, but rather is more closely related to sunflowers. The plant is from Africa as its name suggests. It is now politically correct to sell this as "Nyjer" seed, which emphasizes a phonetic pronunciation. Almost all used in USA is imported. American Niger Seed Company sells clean seed you can easily grow yourself in USA and Canada.

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