Monday, February 28, 2011

Non-melting seed cakes for your suet feeder!

I had given my cousin a really cute suet feeder and some suet cakes for Christmas as she lives in a somewhat cooler climate and I figured she would have a longer period to use them without melting issues. Well, she is having melting issues already, sadly. I had recently bought a large seek CAKE (not suet, so it does NOT melt) and holder at Lowes. I went online and found that Birdola makes a "junior" sized seed cake for all of the traditional sized suet holders!!! I was so happy! I am gonna get her a few RIGHT AWAY!!!

If you have a tradional sized suet holder, you want to look for the seed cakes called "junior" sized, and they are made to fit. Isn't this great...something that works in the summer heat!

Here are the places I have found where you can buy them:

1. First try your local Lowes...if they do not have them, talk to the manager, they might be able to order them for you, as they do have them on their website.

2. sells them directly from the company.

3. directly from


Candy "Sweetstuff" said...

We have to use just seed here. So the majority of our feeders just hold seed. We have a big long one with with holes down each side. We hang it from a Sheppard hook in the middle of the lawn. Lots of birds come to pig out and the pigeons eat the seed that falls in the grass.

Pokeberry Mary said...

You can make them, I did once, I think I put like lot of cornmeal in. But this week I picked up some suet at the store. Already got woodpeckers enjoying it. We used to make them with bacon grease and peanut butter--but we're not doing so much bacon these days. maybe once a month we have some.

Kimberly said...

Great info! I'll look for it at Lowes. is easiest. Looking forward to chatting!

Judi said...

Hi Julie
Great tips! They would stay froze around here..*s*.
I made a suet cake and I was so disappointed that it wouldn't stay together. It had such yummies in it and I put it in a bundt cake mold.
Hope you are enjoying lovely weather which I believe you are..