Squirrels stealing food

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by rchucks, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. rchucks

    rchucks Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a couple of pesky squirrels getting through 2" x 4" welded wire fencing and bogarting my girls food. Any easy solutions, besides a beer and a pellet gun and a nice afternoon?? [​IMG]
     
  2. RAWR

    RAWR Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    ummm....i have tons for wild bird feeders, but not chicken feeders O.e
    and hey, why not have some fun with them, a beer and a pellet gun [​IMG]
     
  3. Keri78

    Keri78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had squirrel issues too and went to my local hardware store and bought one of those plastic hanging bird feeders with the swivel top/lid....it did the trick! Just find the biggest size they sell. I think mine was $10? Good luck![​IMG]
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Mix crushed red pepper into the chicken feed. Birds don't have the taste receptors to feel the heat, but squirrels do.
     
  5. calista

    calista Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. illegal avian

    illegal avian Cooped up

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    Get one of those little squirrel feeders that look like a bench with the spikey thing you stick a corn cob on... my squirrels love it! Squirrels gotta live too ya know!

    Hope none of them pellets ricochet and put your eye out. [​IMG]
     

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