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    Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    I've been emailing a bunch of different manufacturers asking for free food samples, I want to see what my birdies like best. I've gotten a surprising amount of yes's. If you guys see any that I haven't listed add them so I can contact them too:

    Lafeber
    birD-elicious
    Hagen
    Harrison's
    Goldenfeast
    Higgins
    Volkman
    Dr Harvey's
    China Prairie
    Kaylor of Colorado
    Beak Appetit
    Crazy Corn
    Birdie Bites
    Avian Naturals
    Parrots Delight
    Foundation Formula
    Noah's Kingdom
    Lucy's Bird Seed
    Just Veggies
    Sleek and Sassy
    TOP
    Roudybush
    White Feather

    Here's who said yes and are sending something:

    Goldenfeast
    Lafeber
    Harrison's
    Noah's Kingdom
    Seed Factory (which supplies volkman)
    Hagen
    TOP
    **I have heard Roudybush will send something but they haven't responded
    Crazy Corn
    Pretty Bird

    Who said no:

    Higgins
    Dr Harvey's
    Beak Appetit
    Avian Naturals
    Foundation Formula
    Sleek and Sassy
    Itty Bitty Birdie Bites
    ** Parrots Delight emails have been undeliverable

    Those are who has replied back to me so far, I'll keep adding to the lists as I get responses.
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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    I did the same thing a few years ago and got lots of free stuff but you named the ones I got stuff from already. I loved Goldenfeast, they send you big ole bag of the food and it is great stuff, boomer loved it. Roudybush sent me two differant kinds of the food and the bags were fairly big too and the sample worked because boomer is in love with his "rou-rou" now and without the samples I dont think i would have bought it for him.
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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    Nice!!


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    It was like getting presents for free and I would get so excited when the UPS truck pulled up to my house, your going to LOVE it!
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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    Good idea, that way you don't have to waste money buying a whole packet when they don't like it, if I lived there I would do that as well

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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    I just did the same thing a couple of weeks ago. So far have recieved packages from Lafeber and Harrisons. Can't wait to get the rest. You have some on your list that I haven't contacted yet so will have to

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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    Ooooh Chris it is so cool. Definitly Deanna, it's Christmas in January.


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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    So what do you do? Do you email them and ask for a sample to see if your bird likes it? Or do you call them? That would be kind of nice. I know my Caiques are very picky about food!
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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    I worded it this way:

    Hi, I have three parrots and I'm considering switching to (insert brand) food and would like to know if you send samples? Thank you,
    Celeste

    If they said yes, they all asked what birds I have anyway. The only one I've needed to call was Hagen (the lady who handles that stuff is super nice), if you need the number I can find it for you.


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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    I love this thread. Very good idea! I'm going to keep checking back.

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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    I also did this a couple years ago and got lots of stuff. I got a whole bag from Pretty Bird. Lafeber sent lots of little treats and food samples and Harrison's sent a little sample with brochure's and info. Lafeber also sent a bird folder with info. I started buying Harrison's because of that sample.


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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    Thanks Celeste! I was actually on the Hagen website just now so I have the number. Their food looks awesome, I want to switch already, but I think I need to get a bunch of samples first, see what my birdies like!
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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    this is pretty cool, good idea.

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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    Celeste, do you have contact info or a website for the Seed Factory/Volkman? I can't seem to find the main company....Or is it "birdseed.com"?
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    Re: Neat Experiment, get free bird food samples

    I have often wished that bird food manufacterers would packet, one feeding, type samples to sell at retail pet stores, so you didn't have to spend an arm and a leg on something your bird won't eat. But this is an even better idea, although my birds are Harrisons girls and as the saying goes, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it"

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