Black Sunflower Seeds
Sunflower seeds are a popular treat for all birds domestic and wild.
Grey strip sunflower seeds are the best for domestic birds due to the lower fat content compared to black sunflower seeds.
Black sunflower seeds do contain a larger amount of vitamins, minerals and fat when compared to grey stripe sunflower. Black sunflower is recommended for adding weight to birds ie breeding or for livestock
All sunflower seeds should be used as a treat only and not a major part of their diet due to the oil and fat content. Sunflower seeds are ideal as a reward while training and apprising good behaviour. Another fantastic way to increase the benifits of using Sunflowers in your birds diet, consider using it as a sprouting mix.