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Golden Thistle


Golden Thistle is adored by the Goldfinch! It has an abundance of benefits from supporting the immune system, breeding, detox, digestion, moulting and its full of vitamins too. Read the full description below for more detail.

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Golden Thistle is native to the Mediterranean Basin region and is one of the most popular and beneficial eaten seeds by the goldfinches in the wild. Sadly most of the bird keepers or breeders either don’t know about it or don’t know the importance of it.

Golden Thistle is loved by the goldfinch more than any other seed, including the Nyger seed. This seed can be used for taming birds and calming them down in new environments.

  • Very beneficial before and during the breeding season or bringing them into the breeding season.
  • Supports the Immune system and fights off toxins.
  • Detox the liver and kidneys
  • Digestion and general wellbeing
  • Aids during the moulting
  • Vitamin K
  • Iron
  • Vitamin B
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium

Directions; 1 or 2 finger feed per day for each bird.

Golden Thistle; aka Scolymus Hispanicus, is a flowering plant in the genus Scolymus which is in the family Asteraceae.

Golden Thistle is an erect, prickly herbaceous, biennial or short-lived perennial herb that grows about 80cm tall; this make it one of the most challenging seeds for humans to extract from the plant.


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1kg, 250grms, 500grms


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