High natural oil containing peanuts are a very popular food with wild birds due to their high protein and calorie content and as such are suitable for all year round feeding providing much needed energy at crucial times. During the winter cold weather can quickly overwhelm small birds as suitable food is hard to find and during the breeding season parent birds don’t just need to find food for themselves, they may have many young demanding mouths to feed. Peanuts can be fed from bird tables or the ground, whole or broken, but it is advisable to only feed from mesh peanut feeders during Spring and early Summer to reduce the risk of young birds choking on whole peanuts. Aflatoxin is a poison, produced by a fungus, which commonly affects peanut crops and is particularly harmful to small wild birds. Twootz.com only accept peanuts whose levels of aflatoxin is either nil detectable or well below minimum safe levels as set out by law.
- Twootz select only peanuts which fall below the maximum permitted levels in law for Aflatoxin to ensure the safety of birds.
- High natural oil, protein and calorie content