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Testimonials

I found your dried mealworms at Dewayne’s in Smithfield and they were the greatest things. The bluebirds love them and they are so much easier than live ones.

Carla
Clayton, NC

Until recently we had been using regular store bought bird seed in our feeder and very few birds were feeding there. A few days after we put Cole’s Blue Ribbon Blend in the feeder there were so many birds…

Dianne and Art Damiano
Marietta, GA

After losing an entire bird feeder full of seed to the squirrels, I bought a bag of the Blazing Hot Blend and accompanying suet. Within a few days, I saw every bird you said I would: bluebirds, titmice,…

Tim D.
Alpharetta, GA

I am looking forward to using your products. My neighbor is getting all the attention from beautiful birds and I get none.

Pat Shorter
Marlton, NJ

Many thanks Cole’s, I used to think that all Squirrels were just God’s creatures, but I have recently really developed a “hatred” for Squirrels (all kinds, colors, shapes and sizes)… my brother-in-law…

John Kone
Marietta, GA

I had a problem with squirrels eating from my bird feeders. I purchased a bottle of this (Flaming Squirrel Seed Sauce) and boy does it work! Warning: Wear gloves when using or your skin will feel like…

Sherry
Atlanta, GA

We bought two bags of Cole’s Hot Meats and we are quite pleased. Living in a wooded area, the squirrels have been “hogging” our bird feeders and keeping the birds away. Today, we filled the feeders…

Travis Tindal
Lake Martin near Alexander City, AL

We have a horrible problem with squirrels. The Cajun Cardinal blend keeps them away, yet keeps a constant flow of Blue Jays, Cardinals, Red-breasted woodpeckers, titmice, wrens, and other interesting birds…

Carl Springer
Alpharetta, GA

The squirrels have had their way with me for 10 years of trying to outsmart them. If I put chili peppers on safflower seed they just learned to like it and shouted Ole! Cole’s Hot Meats was a last ditch…

Lucy Ann Grant
Durham, NC

I love Cole’s Bird Seed! I decided that I would try the “Blue Ribbon Blend” to satisfy my titmice and chickadees. Come to find out, not only did my titmice and chickadees love it, but also my red-bellied…

Joseph
Fuquay-Varina, NC

Thank You Cole’s! Over the past several years I’ve had many problems with squirrels and black birds that would come into my yard and just create havoc. Thanks to your Safflower seed my problem has…

Brian Duckworth
Duluth, GA

I recently got into the joys of birdfeeding about 3 months ago. Since them I acquired some squirrel problems as well. I was told by my local bird store (Wild Birds Unlimited) that Coles Hot Meats bird…

Jeremy Bock
Cary, NC

I have just now discovered your wonderful product at a local plant nursery. The birds LOVE IT! I have seen a wider variety of birds at my feeders this year than I can remember and I only purchased the…

Laura
Edgewater, FL

Best prices around! Cole’s is second to none!

Joey
Scottsdale, AZ

Half of the fun of selling your Hot Meats are the stories of the squirrels rolling in the sand and trying to spit the pepper out. We tell our customers that there is a lot of sweet revenge in feeding Cole’s…

Sandhills Feed Supply Company
Southern Pines, NC 28388

I know what the ingredients are listed on the bag, what I want to know is; what is the secret stuff, you know the thing that makes them fight each other to get some. I have Mourning Doves that line up…

Joe Tays
Buford, GA

Thanks for such a wonderful product that produces no waste. My yard is a symphony for the entire neighborhood as it attracts many birds we would not normally see or hear!

Kim
Stone Mountain, GA

It took a year for the squirrels to discover our bird feeder. They would climb on the roof lean over and completely dominate the feeder. About a month later, we stumbled across a Cole’s flier. After…

White Hall, AK

I just tried your BLAZING HOT BIRD SEED ! The birds in my back yard love it but the squirrels don’t eat it ! You have solved my squirrel problem !!!! I was going to try and trap and relocate the squirrels…

Richard King
Rome, GA

I just bought my first bag of your seed at Whole Foods. I purchased the Hot Meats. I just put it in one of my feeders and it is now covered with birds. I have two other feeders and they obviously prefer…

Marianne
Bryn Mawr, PA

I tried the Cole’s hot bird seed and was amazed. The birds loved it, I bought several kinds. I thought the seed would last all winter. I bought 6 bags and have already gone through 3 of them. The best…

Peggy
Crossville, TN

Traveled 36 miles one way to purchase Cole’s Blazing Hot birdseed…Using third bag now and unfortunately the squirrels still love it. I as well as grandchildren still have to chase them off of my birdfeeder…

Kirby Detraz
Debary, FL

I could not believe the bird response I received with your product. . .

Rita

It is so true that the Bluebirds love the Hot Meats! We put it in our dome feeder right by our kitchen window. The squirrel’s hate it so all of the true sunflower feeding birds come! Thanks for such…

Nancy Hull
Greensboro, NC

I buy Critter Munchies and I love the drawing on the bag…it calls attention to their needs!

Barbara Metzler
NJ

Finally, was able to stop squirrels from jumping on our two bird feeder with Coles bird guard unit. its the best.

Richard Pelletier
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

For the past 15  years I have been fighting an expensive and losing battle with squirrels.  They have outmaneuvered all my expensive bird feeders.  One of the salesmen at my hardware store recommended…

Joan McAllister
Raleigh, NC

I tried Cole’s bird seed for the first time in my bird feeder last year. When I ran out, I bought another brand at a large retailer. Not only did the birds I had seen eating the Cole’s not eat the…

Kelly McClellan

I have multiple feeding stations and attract a variety of birds. On my deck I had a squirrel proof tube feeder that I filled with sunflower kernels to avoid the mess of shells. I was over run with gold…

Vickie Fuquay
Danville, VA

I wanted to let you know how very much I am enjoying my ColesWildBird Flaming Squirrel Sauce my Sister-In-Law bought and gave to me. It has stopped those hateful squirrels from visiting my feeder and my…

Helen Prickett
Loganville, GA

I wanted to tell you how pleased I am with your Flaming Squirrel Seed Sauce. It has saved me a ton of money on seed and made my 9 backyard feeders squirrel and raccoon free. I just pour a little on my…

Charlie Johnson
Sapulpa, OK

My backyard bluebirds bring their babies to my Hot Meats feeders. The little, spotty, uncertain babies hold tight to the shepherd’s crook above the feeder, while the parent, generally Dad hops down,…

Margaret Watkins
Tucker, GA

We had a few weeks of tranquil and very successful bird feeding. A pair of cardinals moved in. Then we were over run, inundated by squirrels! They literally demolished our feeders! We turned to the hot…

Todd
Tampa, FL

The chickadees, brown-headed & white-breasted nuthatches, red-bellied woodpeckers, cardinals, doves, carolina wrens all enjoy it immensely, and it is comforting to be able to stand at that back…

Woody
Decatur, GA

We have been purchasing Cole’s bird seed mixes for a goodly number of years. We started a few years ago using only the Special Feeder mix. We had been told that larger woodpeckers would not come to small…

arriette Majoros
Marietta, GA

We just moved into our new house in January and put out our bird feeder and the squirrels were eating the seed, what was not being kicked out by the birds, what a waste. I bought some Cole’s Hot seed…

Nancy Tallent
Dalton, GA

After an infestation of flying squirrels in my attic I stopped bird feeding because I no longer wanted to attract them to my yard. Then I heard of your “hot” products. I just purchased several of these…

Alberta Geyer
Merrimack, NH

I love Cole’s Hot Meats, Blazing Blend and White Millet. I get more of a variety of birds by using their brand, and I like it because it keeps the squirrels away. It is worth the money because you don’t…

Donna Stuart
Dallas, GA

My wife and I recently got a bird feeder and a bag of your Blue Ribbon Blend seed. We soon enjoyed a large number and variety of birds in our backyard. When that bag ran out, I unfortunately tried to save…

Chris Fielding
Dallas, GA

I have never had much luck attracting birds to my yard until I started making my own blend with Cole’s. Now, I have no waste, a steady flow of beautiful regulars, plus some nifty visitors like a rose-breasted…

Denise Smith
Kennesaw, GA

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Meet the Cole family and see how their love for bird watching took them from mixing seed in the garage to Cole’s as we know it today.