Sorghum has a long-standing history of use in bird seed rations. The grain is unprocessed and used whole in bird seed mixtures. Typically, sorghum is favored by larger bird breeds. Sorghum has also become popular among game birds, namely quail and pheasants. Boasting health benefits for birds, the large red or white sorghum grain provides a high-quality ingredient for bird seed companies. Ongoing research is exploring sorghum’s use in the bird seed industry.