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Old 19th March 2015, 05:04 PM   #1
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Has anyone else noticed that the kibbled sunflower hearts now seem to contain many more husks, causing mess around the feeders?
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Old 24th March 2015, 02:46 PM   #2
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Very sorry to hear that. I'll have a word with our quality control team to see if there have been any issues with the kibbled hearts.
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Old 13th April 2015, 09:27 PM   #3
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How long is it advisable to keep kibbled sunflower hearts for in an airtight bin? Due to family illness this winter, I was reluctantly forced to feed more seldom than usual, and the unused remains of the hearts are becoming a bit clogged and not free-flowing, though my remaining mixed feeder seed is fine still. It looks as if I'll have to throw away the sunflower hearts and get more, or the feeders will get clogged as well.
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Old 15th April 2015, 08:38 AM   #4
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The rule of thumb with most foods is three months, but if kept dry, cool and out of sunlight that period can easily be extended.

If the kibbled sunflower hearts are past their best they will probably smell stale. If they look and smell okay and aren't forming clumps in the storage container you could either continue feeding them but be prepared to give the feeder a regular shake, or perhaps mixed them in with your feeder seed. That avoids wasting the kibbled hearts and will be a nice boost for the feeder seed.
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