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Perky-Pet® Original Instant Nectar

model #: 244
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Making hummingbird nectar. With no boiling required, this nectar is so easy to use! read full product details »  

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Perky-Pet® Original Instant Nectar – 2 lb. Bag

 

Perky-Pet® Original Instant Nectar is made of 100% sucrose, which provides the highest amount of energy to hummingbirds. The 2 lb. bag makes a total of 192 ounces of hummingbird nectar, so there’s sure to be enough to keep your hummingbirds coming back for more! This hummingbird nectar concentrate is so easy to use, simply stir in water, no boiling required.

 

Mixing Instructions: Mix 4 Teaspoons of nectar concentrate for every 3 fl. oz. of water until you reach the desired amount of nectar solution.

 

The chart below features some of the more common hummingbird feeder capacities and how much concentrate and water to use to get to your desired fluid ounces of nectar.

 

Total Nectar
(Fl. oz.)
Powdered
Concentrate
Water
(Fl. oz.)
8 3 Tbsp. 7
12 4 Tbsp. + 2 tsp. 11
16 6 Tbsp. + 0.5 tsp. 14.5
24 9 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. 21.5
32 2/3 cup + 1.5 Tbsp. 28.5
48 1 cup + 2.5 Tbsp. 43

 

Perky-Pet® is the leading supplier of Wild Bird Feeders and Accessories. Perky-Pet® Hummingbird Feeder models lure the bird in pursuit of nectar—providing you with hours of joy as hummingbirds flock to feed at your house.

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  Love it 
Reviewer:

I love this stuff, and more importantly, so do the hummingbirds. We used to just have one feeder, and about 3-5 hummingbirds. Since we switched to this, I've added 3 more feeders and probably have close to 15 hummingbirds that live here now. I've even spotted a few nests in our bushes. This stuff goes fast and we're having to refill about every 2 days now.


Perky-Pet Consumer Relations Team

  RESPONSE FROM PERKY-PET

AUGUST 22, 2013

Dear KT,

We are thrilled to hear that both you and the hummingbirds love the Perky-Pet® Original Instant Nectar. Thank you for providing this feedback to us and for sharing how many hummingbirds frequent the feeders you have. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973).


Best Regards,

Kaitlyn
Consumer Relations Representative
Woodstream Corporation
Perky-Pet



  Instant Nectar mixing directions 
Reviewer:

I mix your instant nectar concentrate in LARGE batches because I fill three feeders constantly, and am "irked" that your directions on all size packages say "mix 4 teaspoons for every 3 fl. oz of water". I bought your 2 lb. bags (not available on-line on your website ?), and was frustrated in trying to calculate how to mix the solution to make a quart or half-gallon at a time! Can't you PLEASE add directions for mixing LARGE quantities? I finally calculated that I should use somewhat less than 1/3 cup of concentrate crystals to almost 2 cups of water, but it would be nice to have directions for even larger amounts printed on your bags/boxes. (I had to look for a conversion chart to calculate.) Thank you!

Perky-Pet Consumer Relations Team

  RESPONSE FROM PERKY-PET

AUGUST 22, 2013

Dear Sally,

Thank you for taking the time to submit an online review for the Perky-Pet® Original Instant Nectar (model 234). We are very sorry to hear of your frustration with the mixing instructions provided for this product.

To make one gallon of nectar, mix 114 oz. of water with 3 1/4 cups of nectar.  57 oz. of water added to 1 1/2 cups plus 2 teaspoons of nectar will make 1/2 of a gallon of nectar.  Lastly, to prepare one quart of nectar, mix 2/3 of a cup plus 1.5 Tablespoons of nectar with 28.5 oz. of water.

We hope you found this information helpful. Your feedback is appreciated and has been shared with our Product Managers for review. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973).


Best Regards,

Kaitlyn
Consumer Relations Representative
Woodstream Corporation
Perky-Pet



  NECTAR is great 
Reviewer:

I use 64oz rubbermaid canisters to mix and store the nectar easy to mix and store. My Hummers and there are many seem to love the stuff. They thrive and reproduce and strangely they are relatively peaceful while feeding.

  Good for how long? 
Reviewer:

I have a small planter feeder and a window feeder. Hummingbirds are coming all day to feed!!! they like the mix very much!!! Now, the window feeder is larger(6oz) and its difficult to reach to re-fill too often.
How long can I leave it out before it spoils?

Perky-Pet Consumer Relations Team

  RESPONSE FROM PERKY-PET

JULY 22, 2013

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear how much the hummingbirds have been enjoying our Perky-Pet® Original Instant Nectar (model 234).

We recommend changing the nectar and cleaning the feeder once a week, although it may be necessary to clean the feeder more frequently in warm weather.

We hope this information has been helpful. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973).


Susan
Consumer Relations Representative
Woodstream Corporation
Perky-Pet



  Directions are wrong 
Reviewer:

The package directions instruct 1 tsp for 2 ounces of water---the website indicates 1 package makes 1 quart. The math does not work--the first set of directions is too weak and the hummingbirds would not drink it.

Perky-Pet Consumer Relations Team

  RESPONSE FROM PERKY-PET

MAY 22, 2013

Thank you for your online review of our Perky-Pet® Original Instant Nectar (mode 234). We apologize that the incorrect mixing instructions were printed on the packaging and are sorry for any inconvenience.

We are currently working on revising the packaging to include the correct instructions. To mix the nectar, mix 4 Teaspoons of nectar concentrate for every 3 fl. oz. of water until you reach your desired amount of nectar solution.

We hope this information helps. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973).

Best Regards,


Susan
Consumer Relations Representative
Woodstream Corporation
Perky-Pet



  Coment/Question 
Reviewer:

I understand this nectar has natural sugar;however,it contains two preservatives. A local Naturalist says these type products are not good for hummingbirds and suggests we make our own nectar. I would be interested in your reponse to my concern.
Thanks,
Richard Sloan
Simpsonville, KY

Perky-Pet Consumer Relations Team

  RESPONSE FROM PERKY-PET

APRIL 11, 2013

Dear Richard,

Thank you for your online review of our Perky-Pet® Original Instant Nectar (model 234). This is an excellent question. You are correct that we do use preservatives, however we have conducted testing that shows the nectar is not harmful. Since we are in the hummingbird business, it would be not only wrong, but also foolish for us to do anything detrimental to the health of hummingbirds. Our concern, like yours, is for the long term health of our friends, the hummingbirds.

We hope this information helps. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973).


Best Regards,

Susan
Consumer Relations Representative
Woodstream Corporation
Perky-Pet



  Mixing proportions on box are contradictory. 
Reviewer:

Not only are the proportions contradictory, my hummingbirds won't drink the nectar both at my home and at my beach house. Don't buy this nectar. Mix your own with sugar.

Perky-Pet Consumer Relations Team

  RESPONSE FROM PERKY-PET

MARCH 26, 2013

Thank you for your online review of our Perky-Pet® Original Instant Nectar (mode 234). We apologize that the incorrect mixing instructions were printed on the packaging and are sorry for any inconvenience. We are currently working on revising the packaging to include the correct instructions.

To mix the nectar, mix 4 Teaspoons of nectar concentrate for every 3 fl. oz. of water until you reach your desired amount of nectar solution. We hope this information helps. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973).


Best Regards,

Susan
Consumer Relations Representative
Woodstream Corporation
Perky-Pet



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