Lyric® Golden Safflower Bird Seed
Lyric® Golden Safflower Seed is an organic, chemical-free hybrid safflower called NutraSaff™ that is more nutritious than white safflower. It contains 15% more oil, 25% more protein, and 30% more fat. The hull of our NutraSaff™ Golden Safflower seed is very thin, which makes it easier for birds to eat and digest.
Safflower seed is bitter tasting to squirrels. This seed is also a deterrent to common bully birds such as the European Starling and the Common Grackle. Eliminate nuisance feeders, while providing more nutrition to the birds you want to see.
Lyric® Golden Safflower Seed feeds and attracts: Acorn Woodpecker, Carolina Chickadee, Eastern Towhee, Mountain chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Spotted Towhee, Black-capped Chickadee, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Evening Grosbeak, Northern Cardinal, Red-headed Woodpecker, Stellar's Jay, California Towhee, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, and White-breasted Nuthatch.
Lyric® Golden Safflower Ingredients: NutraSaff™ Safflower Seed.
Storage: Store in a sealed container, in a cool dry place. StayFresh® Technology keeps seed fresh while in original packaging only.
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Lyric® Golden Safflower Bird Seed - Specifications
- More nutritious than regular safflower
- 18% Protein, 45% Fat High Energy Seed
- Thinner hull means less waste
- Squirrel-Resistant Seed
- StayFresh® Technology prevents mold
What's in the Box:
- 5 lb bag of NutraSaff™ golden safflower seed
- 18% protein
- 45% fat
- 20% Fiber
- Organic, chemical-free hybrid seed
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Review Ratelove this seed
Our birds love this seed. We have chickadees, finches, cardinals, and tufted titmouse that really enjoy it. It is emptied quickly especially during breeding season and all the chicks love it. We like that any debris actually matches our deck color unlike the white safflower. and the ground feeders always find some seeds that got thrown over like the white breasted sparrows and also cardinals sometimes prefer the ground. We love it.
Review RateQuality seed for birds AND squirrels
Birds are happy with it, but I bought it to be a deterrent for squirrels. Didn't work, my squirrels are happily munching on it.
Review RateCardinals love it
Cardinals love it.
Review RateGreat for attracting birdsI found this product out of my area where I live. Bought two bags of it and when I just about ran out I googled it and found a place close to my home that sells it. I will not go back to feeding the white safflower ever again. The birds really enjoy the golden much better than the white. A lot of other birds eat it not just the cardinals.
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Lyric® Golden Safflower Bird Seed - FAQs
Q: What is safflower?
A: Safflower is a thistle-like plant that is considered one of the first crops cultivated by mankind. Vegetable oil can be extracted from its seeds and its yellow flower petals can be used as a natural fabric dye.
As a human food source, it's used in the production of margarine. Its oil is sometimes used in cooking. Safflower seeds are sometimes used as a health supplement, too.
As a bird seed, safflower seeds are often used as a substitute for sunflower seeds and can attract Northern Cardinals and several other species.
Q: How do I introduce safflower seed to my feeder?
A: Your birds may not instantly realize that safflower seeds are edible. Give them a week or two to discover it.
During that time, squirrels may sift through your feeders as they hunt for the seed they really want. Don't give up! Eventually, those squirrels will realize there's nothing in your feeders for them and find food elsewhere.
Q: What birds enjoy safflower seeds?
A: The primary bird you can expect to attract is the Northern Cardinal. Beyond cardinals, individual birds can also develop a taste for safflower. Among those occasional bird safflower eaters are grosbeaks, doves, chickadees and North American sparrows.
Generally, squirrels don't like safflower seeds.