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What is apple suet bird food?

Apple suet is a favoured choice for bird feeders as it provides a rich energy source that aids birds in maintaining their body heat and energy levels, particularly during colder months when other food sources may be scarce. Apple Suet is also an excellent choice of bird feed to use during the spring and summer, when nesting season is underway, and birds and their fledglings need extra energy. The primary component, suet, is a dense, nutrient-rich fat, which serves as an excellent energy source for birds, helping them sustain their body heat and energy levels. The addition of apples offers essential vitamins, minerals, and natural sugars.

Apples are often associated with certain seasons, making apple suet pellets particularly attractive during times when fresh apples may not be readily available in the environment. This seasonal appeal can encourage birds to repeatedly visit your garden to get their apple fix!

Forms of apple suet bird food

Apple suet bird food is available in various forms to cater to different types of bird feeders and feeding preferences:

Apple Suet Pellets: Small, pellet-shaped pieces that can be mixed with other bird food and used in peanut feeders.

Apple Suet Blocks: Solid blocks designed to be placed in suet feeders.

Apple Suet Balls: Also known as fat balls, these round treats can be placed in suet ball feeders.

Which birds eat apple suet?

In the UK, many bird species are attracted to apple suet, a popular bird food that combines fat with apples to provide a high-energy source, especially valuable during the winter months and nesting season. Some common UK birds that enjoy apple suet include:

  • Great Tit
  • Blue Tit
  • Coal Tit
  • Long-tailed Tit
  • Robin
  • Blackbird
  • House Sparrow
  • Dunnock
  • Great-spotted Woodpecker

Benefits of apple suet bird food

High Energy: The combination of fat and apples provides a concentrated energy source, crucial for birds during cold weather when they need more calories to stay warm.

Attracts a Variety of Birds: Apple suet appeals to a wide range of bird species, including tits, woodpeckers, robins, tits, and more.

Nutritional Value: Apples add essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to the birds' diet, enhancing their overall health.

What ingredients are in apple suet?

Apple suet bird food is crafted by combining beef suet with apples. This mixture offers a high-energy food source for birds, enriched with the natural sweetness and nutrients of apples. Ingredients typically include Beef Suet, Peanut Flour, Wheat Flour, Red Millet, White Millet, Linseed, Food Colour, Oilseed Rape, and Dried Apples.