The last thing a bird owner wants to find when they open a bag or container of food is bugs. You certainly do not want to expose your treasured pet birds to an insect infestation, nor do you want your home to be overrun by a horde of many-legged creatures. There’s also the financial cost in replacing the spoiled food which most of us would rather avoid.
The problem can affect pet bird owners as well as wild bird enthusiasts that like to leave food in outdoor bird feeders. Let’s take a look at the kinds of bugs that you might find in bird food, what causes them to appear, and ways you can minimize your chances of having to deal with this predicament. [Read more…] about Bugs in Bird Seed: How to Get Rid Of And Prevent Infestations