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Cheapest deals for bird food

MarkBargain Posts: 1,641 Forumite
I usually get bird food in Wilkinson's but I've found it is much cheaper online. I have found the prices below on Ebay, but can anyone recommend anywhere even cheaper? (including P&P)

Mixed Bird food
£30 for two 25KG bags (60p a kilo).

Black sunflower seeds
£25 for 20KG (£1.25 a kilo).

Fat balls
£12 for 100 (12p each).


  • Jnelhams
    Jnelhams Posts: 1,363 Forumite
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  • firesidemaid
    firesidemaid Posts: 2,129 Forumite
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    remember to go thru quidco for cashback too with ebay.

    obv, look at the prices incl delivery - depends on what kind of seed you want.

    we buy the no mess stuff locally (they grow their own) where it works out at £1 kilo.

    i was buying mealworms from ebay, but home bargains is cheap/easy now at £12.90 per kilo.

    small fat balls in home bargs are 49p for 6, so 8p each.

    fat trays (that the birds like) are 97p in wilkos and then get lots when on 2 for £1.50 (if i was organised could get cashback via quidco too for collect in store)
  • kazschow
    kazschow Posts: 436 Forumite
    If you know anyone with a best pets card at batleys cash and carry, you will get 25kg bags of wild bird food for approx £7 for 25kg's ;)
  • MarkBargain
    MarkBargain Posts: 1,641 Forumite
    Thanks for the responses. I've never put out mealworms, but maybe worth a try to add to the selection for our feathered friends. :-)
  • firesidemaid
    firesidemaid Posts: 2,129 Forumite
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    mealworms still cheaper on ebay too:)
  • poly1
    poly1 Posts: 409 Forumite
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    I get wild bird seed mix from my local garden centre for £8.95 for 20KG (approx 45p/k??), also my local pet store (independent) also sells 20kg bags fro about the same price
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