2 cups lard ~ You can render your own suet from beef fat (it's an all day process), but I prefer purchasing lard, which is pork fat.
2 cups chunky peanut butter
Melt the lard and peanut butter together, then add:
6 cups cornmeal
1 cup flour
8 cups birdseed
|Male Downy Woodpecker ~ Tufted Titmouse|
I used jute twine wrapped around the pinecone a couple of times near the top and again around the stem - and double knotted. Then I made a loop in the jute for hanging.
Here's a few more ways to offer suet as a food source during the winter:
DIY Suet Feeders
DIY Suet Wreath
|Female Red-bellied Woodpecker|
|Tufted Titmouse ~ Dark-eyed Junco|
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