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How small of an area can a squirrel get through?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chicken 86, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. chicken 86

    chicken 86 In the Brooder

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    I am going to use pallets for a foundation in my new coop and am wondering if squirrels could get through some tighter ones and eat chicken food.
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    I regularly see them go through a chain link fence as if there's nothing there and I know they can squeeze through smaller openings than that. Anything a little bigger than their head, they can get through.
     
  3. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    About the size of a quarter if you can drop a quarter through a hole (flat ways) the hole is big enough for most rodents. (nickle sized holes are big enough for young rodents and all mice)
     
  4. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Crowing 8 Years

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    Squirrels can get through as big a hole as they can make !!!
     
  5. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chirping

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    youd be surprised how small of an area they can get into. ive seen one get through a 3 inch hole
     
  6. the new breed

    the new breed In the Brooder

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    I have the same problem they will get in any way possible
     

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