The Pennington Natural Springs Hummingbird Nectar Ready To Use 64 oz. is an all natural nectar that is enriched with essential vitamins and minerals to make Hummingbirds stay healthy. This special hummingbird food contains no fluoridated water compared to other products at the market. This is ready to use and does not require boiling. This will surely attract a lot of your feathered friends to dine at your place.
The tiny hummingbird must have high energy, nutritious food, and consumes up to half its body weight daily. The major diet of the hummingbird is the nextra from the flower. There are times when sufficient flower nectar is not available in nature, so hummingbird feeding with nutritious NATURAL SPRINGS NECTAR is not only an interesting hobby but a worthwhile project.
Be sure to clean feeders regulars so your birds will have a healthy environment in which to feed.
How long does Pennington Natural Springs Hummingbird Nectar last before you have to change it?
If you are asking how long the product will last in the feeder before you have to refill it, this will entirely be dependent on how many birds drink from it and how often they go to it. If you are asking the shelf life of the product, if stored properly it should be good for at least 1 year.
What is Pennington Natural Springs Hummingbird Nectar's exact shelf life, after outside in feeder life, especially in hot weather?
It would be very helpful if an expiration date or just a more detailed or accurate time of don't use by or if temp has been 90 F or above, change after 7 days etc. After all the concern of not harming our little friends is of much importance. So, maybe some better time boundaries can be set for us that use your products. Maybe more research?
According to the manufacturer, Pennington Natural Springs Hummingbird Nectar Ready to Use 64 oz does not come with an expiration date and while sealed and stored in a cool dry place it can be stored for 1 - 2 years or longer. Once the seal is broken then you can store it in a cool, dry area or the refrigerator, for best results, but must be used within 3-6 months.
Placing your birdfeeder in a shaded area or partial sunlight would be better but not necessary. Depending on the outside temperature, you may need to replace the nectar as follows: In temperatures of 70º and below - change once a week, 70º-85º - change every 3 days, 85º-90º - change every other day, and 90º and above - change everyday.