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    littletabiecat
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    can i use corn syrup for hummingbird food

    i have 2 big bottle of corn syrup in place of sugar i make my owe food for them. can you help me i don't want to hurt my babys

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    clu
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    I would NEVER use corn syrip! It has additives such as vanilla in it! All bird magazines tell you 4 cups of water and 1 cup of sugar-Heat to boil-then cool and fill your feeder! I've done this for 25 years and the birds love it!


    Headless Man
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    Instructions
    Homemade Bird Nectar


    1
    Measure 4 cups of water and 1 cup of corn syrup.


    2
    Bring the water to a boil.


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    3
    Slowly stir in the cup of corn syrup until in completely dissolves.


    4
    Allow mixture to cool completely.


    5
    Pour mixture into a feeder and hang. Store unused portion in the refrigerator.


    Read more: How to Feed Hummingbirds Corn Syrup | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5770505_feed-hummingbirds-corn-syrup.html#ixzz2P4LJJ0Cr

    clu I didn't know hummingbirds had belly fat!
    clu Do you feed hummingbirds,Headless man? BTW Good to see you out and about!
    Headless Man Thanks, clu ...We have, will need to do that again this spring....
    clu Please use sugar water!


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