Perky-Pet® Seed Barn - Specifications
- Quick-open top that allows for easy filling
- Can be pole mounted or hung
What's in the Box:
- 1 Wild bird feeder
- 5 lb seed capacity
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Review RateGoodJust the right size for a lot of birds to sit on. A little overpriced for me seeing that it's all plastic. The birds don't seem to care they are very happy with it. That's what matters the most. :)
Review RatePerky-Pet Seed BarnThis bird feeder is an exact replacement for one I had before. I like it, but more important, the birds like it!!!
Review RateAmazon ReviewThis feeder is big as the name suggest "barn feeder". It is easy to raise the roof like a hatch to add seeds. And with the long rectangle design with perches on both sides there is plenty room for several birds. One thing that I have noticed with this feeder is that both large and small birds use it at the same time. There's plenty of room and little birds are not intimidated or run off by the bigger birds.
Review RateAmazon ReviewI tried a much more expensive squirrel proof feeder first but the birds wouldn't come to it. As soon as I put out this feeder they swarmed in. Now it's not as sturdy as the other feeder but its not as cheap as it looks. I like the see through sides do O know when I have to refill and the roof is enough that the seed stays dry even during the hardest downpours. The squirrels do get into it so I tried the cayenne pepper in the seed but apparently my squirrels like it. Oh well.
Review RateAmazon ReviewThe birds flock to this feeder! The small and medium size birds can easily use the perches, while the larger birds struggle a bit. (Larger being pigeon-size). I live where there is high humidity, so I don't fill the container with seed since it would get moldy. But, that's okay - I get to watch the birds go bananas each time I put seed out. It's a great size and great price. And, from the looks of it, it will last for years. I am definitely happy with this purchase.
Review RateAmazon Review, best ever!!!Easy to fill,,,,easy to clean,,,,and the birds like it. This is my third one, the lawn guys dropped one, the wind took the next one,,,,this time I ordered 2 to have an extra!!! I use it with that plastic dome to prevent squirrels from eating all the birdseed,,,glad this is available !
Review RateFinally a Made in the USA bird feeederLove this feeder. The clear plastic front and back is a bit more hefty than other feeders that seem to distort from the sunshine and sprinkler water. I also like the fact that the top is secure and can be clicked shut after filling so the wind does not blow it off and not to be found leaving the seed inside to get wet and moldy. You thought of everything. I did see 2 other cute ones, a log cabin and a red barn but the top where you fill them was not secured in any way and I knew that would come off in the wind. They should make a small hole and fasten one of those thin cables used for hanging on it and the actual feeder so that if the wind did blow it off it would not get thrown to the ground and lost in the snow and be gone forever. You did a GREAT job with this design. Thank you.
Review RateThank goodness you still sell this feederSo glad you still have this feeder available! This is the only feeder my husband wants to use in our yard. Easy to fill with the snap shut lid on top and many varieties of birds frequently dine at this one. It sits securely on our pole and it's easy to see all the birds when they visit.
Review RatebirdfeederThis type of bird feeder that I pole mounted with a baffle underneath has been the very best and effective feeders that I have purchsed. All of the different birds seem to enjoy this feeder the very best, from the large ring necked doves to the tiny chickadee. Thank goodness I have found it again, as I have searched for it for some time.
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Wild Bird Feeders - Expert Tips
Hanging Your Feeder
- Ideally a sheltered southeastern exposure location is best for hanging bird feeders since birds like to feed in the sun and out of the wind. Birds also prefer not to have any obstructions over their feeding area so they can see any predators. more»
- Bird Baths - A clean and reliable water source is an excellent way to attract birds to your yard, especially those birds that do not necessarily eat seed or nectar. All birds will seek out a water supply, not only for drinking but also for keep themselves clean and healthy.
- Bird Houses - These are a good way to attract those species of birds that nest in holes. These structures should be made of an untreated wood (pine, cedar, etc.) and should have ventilation and drainage holes. It should be durable, and easy to check and clean. more»
- Keeping your feeder clean and full of fresh bird seed is very important to the health of visiting birds. It is recommended that you clean your wild bird feeder every two weeks. more»
Wild Bird Feeders - FAQs
Protecting Birds FAQs
Q: What can I do about the cat that keeps visiting my feeder?
A: If it is your neighbor's precious Fluffy, you may want to suggest that they tie a bell around the cat's neck to alert the birds when the cat is near. more»
Q: How do I discourage squirrels and raccoons?
A: Here are a few simple and effective suggestions for keeping the squirrels and raccoons off your feeder. more»
Bird Seed FAQs
Q: What are the most popular bird seeds to use?
A: Black Oil Sunflower Seed is the most popular bird seed. It is much smaller than the traditional sunflower seed. It is best for those birds with smaller bills, such as the sparrow, junco and goldfinch. more»
Q: How do I prevent seeds from sprouting under my feeder?
A: You will need to sterilize your seed to prevent it from germinating. This will not alter the attractiveness or the nutritional value of the seed in any way more»
Q: Birds at my feeder look sick, what should I do?
A: The best thing to do is to stop feeding the birds temporarily. Remove the feeders and throw out all of the seed. Thoroughly wash your feeders as suggested in Tips for a clean feeding station. more»
Q: How do I clean my bird feeders?
A: Before filling your feeder with fresh seed, it is recommended that the following precautions are taken:
- Remove all old seed.
- Soak feeder in a light water/bleach solution (9 parts water to 1 part bleach).
- Scrub feeder and allow to air dry. more»
Feeder Types FAQs
Q: I own the Window Feeder. Lately it won't stick to the window. What can I do?
A: The first suggestion is to slightly moisten the cups. If you have already tried moistening the suction cups, we have a few other tips. more»
Q: Will I find only finches at my finch feeder?
A: No. Pine Siskins, Redpolls, Mourning Doves, Juncos, Towhees, and Cowbirds are all attracted to thistle seed.