canary seed


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a mixture of seeds used to feed caged birds

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Canary seed occupied some 15-20 percent of all land in specialty crops in Saskatchewan from the early 1980s to the mid-1990s (Figure 1).
Last year, the family grew about 500 acres of seed peas, 480 acres of triticale, a relatively new grain developed by crossing wheat and rye, 500 acres of canola, 120 acres of canary seed, 140 acres of alfalfa (not expected to provide a crop this year), 320 acres of timothy seed, 160 acres of seed alfalfa, and 150 acres of turf grasses.
Through its offices and processing facilities located in some of the best agricultural growing regions in Canada, the U.S., Turkey, China, Australia and South Africa, merchandising and sales offices in the U.K., the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and India and origination offices in Russia, AGT produces a full range of pulses and specialty crops including lentils, peas, chickpeas, beans and canary seed as well as food ingredients such as pulse flours, proteins, starches and fibres.
FIELD AND SPECIALTY CROPS (Seeded area)/ thousand hectares 2005 2007 2008 Wheat 9,653.9 10,192.4 10,239.3 Canola (rapeseed) 5,369.9 6,539.6 6,404.0 Barley 4,142.6 3,786.6 3,552.3 Oats 1,767.9 1,758.4 1,569.6 Flaxseed 760.8 631.3 696.1 Rye 207.6 168.0 167.9 Soybeans 1,172.4 1,202.4 1,406.6 Grain corn 1,113,1 1,204.0 1,230.6 Tame hay 8,169.9 8,201.6 -- Specialty crops Canary seed 184.2 167.9 121.4 Lentils 802.8 651.6 938.8 Sunflower seed 87.0 68.8 64.7 Mustard seed 194.1 194.2 220.4 Peas 1,303.0 1,616.6 1,515.4 Source: Statistics Canada.
The birds were fed a mixed seed ratio consisting of canary seed, millet, and safflower seed, and soft egg feed consisting of boiled eggs and fresh chopped vegetables were also provided 2-3 times a week.
Her diet is mainly parakeet seed but she also eats canary seed and a few parrot pellets.
Jo Price at "Now we put out a mix of canary seed and millet at one dedicated feed station with the aim of attracting only the tree sparrows, which has been really successful in helping increase their numbers.
Exports of Buckwheat, Millet and Canary Seed has grew month on month basis by 19.11%.
The company produces a range of pulses and specialty crops including lentils, peas, chickpeas, beans and canary seed as well as food ingredients such as pulse flours, proteins, starches and fibres.
They describe research on a new variety of "hairless," or glabrous, canary seed, which lacks the tiny hairs of the seed traditionally produced as food for caged birds.