I promise it will work as well as julie zickefoose’s famous recipe. As soon as i put mine out, the birds show up.
(make sure the peanut butter you used must be crunchy peanut butter), and you can also use any nut butter like almond, cashew, etc.
Bird suet recipe peanut butter. You just want the proportion of the lard and peanut butter mixture (wet ingredients) to be enough to hold together the dry ingredients. 2 cups chick starter (unmedicated, available at any feed store) 2 cups quick oats; Line an 8×8 pan or baking dish with wax paper and set aside.
Then some chunky peanut butter is used along with some melted lard. The above recipe is a basic starter recipe for suet. Refrigerate for about two hours.
Basically, backyard birds dig it. 1 cup peanut butter 3 cups cornmeal 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1 cup peanut pieces (you have wiggle room on the ingredients and amounts. Combine and melt in the microwave or over low heat:
Pour the melted mixture into the dry ingredients and stir until combined. 2 cups unmedicated chick starter, available at farm/feed stores 2 cups quick oats 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 cup flour add melted lard/peanut butter mixture to the combined dry ingredients and mix well. Grease a muffin tin liberally with cooking oil or lard.
Some additives and sweeteners are either harmful to. Heat and stir until melted. Can birds eat peanut butter?
Good food can do that to you. 6 · want to attract your feathered friends? Place in suet feeder in a tree and watch the birds.
A basic suet combines equal parts of beef fat and assorted birdseed. Not recommended for outdoor temperatures above 50 degrees. Freeze for one to two hours and place in your suet feeder!
If you haven’t tried peanut butter suet at a feeder, you’re in for a surprise. Cream 1 part peanut butter with 1 part wild birdseed in a medium mixing bowl. Add peanut butter, stirring until melted and well blended.
Suet is essentially a solidified mix of fats, which birds will eat to stay warm. Be sure to use pure peanut butter (100% peanuts) with no other ingredients. Melt the lard and peanut butter, and mix in the dry ingredients and bird seed.
Chill until it is hard. Melt suet in a saucepan over low heat. Make into 4 x 4 x 2 inch blocks and freeze.
Peanut butter is an excellent alternative to suet in warm weather because it won’t melt and turn rancid in the heat. Particularly in winter, suet is a valuable bird food. Spoon into a 13×9 pan.
Then add the water, and mix. (if you crinkle up the wax paper up first it will conform to the shape of your dish more easily.) 1 cup yellow cornmeal and;
Put peanut butter and lard in a small bowl and microwave for 2 minutes. You can use almost any seed or grain, mixed with beef fat, lard, or natural peanut butter. For this recipe the dry ingredients are oats, cornmeal, flour, and a bit of sugar (which provides helpful calories for the birds).
Spoon mixture into the ice cube tray. Stir in the rest of the ingredients, mixing well so the entire batch is thoroughly coated. Often we mix in bacon fat, bread crumbs, red river cereal, or whatever we have on hand.
In a large mixing bowl, combine: The birds go crazy for this! We get several species of woodpecker, bluejays, chickadees, nuthatches, blackbirds, snowbirds and others coming to taste our wares!
The peanut butter is so alluring that birds that normally avoid each other end up feeding together in ignorant bliss. Mix the rest of the ingredients together in a large bowl. 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup lard in a large mixing bowl, combine:
Want something cheaper and better than the suet blocks found in 'big block' stores? You can replace the cornmeal, oatmeal and flour with nuts, fruits, sunflower seeds, wild bird seed mixes, etc. Yellow cornmeal stone or water ground.
Ingredients (large batch) 5 cups (1 40 oz jar) peanut butter Add melted lard/peanut butter mixture to the combined dry ingredients and mix well. Combine the shortening and nut butter in a separate bowl and melt.
In a medium bowl, mix the dry ingredients. Add to the cornmeal mixture along with the raisins. I first combine the dry ingredients in a bowl, and then add any softer ingredients, and finish by pouring the melted lard over the top.
As a binding agent for suet. Add 1 cup of raisins, 1 cup of black oil sunflower seeds, 6 cups of cornmeal and 4 cups of flour.