Squirrels eat/spill everything?

ilmbgMay 2, 2013

I like feeding the birds. We have so many oak trees here with acorns by the thousands!
What kind of squirrel proof feeder do you use? The little fury food robbers make a mess out of everything! I have to figure out a way to stop them from ruining the other feeders. Putting out food just for them does NOT work-they get into each and every feeder...
Thx

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bossjim1

I use a "Squirrel Buster Plus" and it works. They give up after awhile, and will just clean up what the birds drop on the ground.
Jim

    Bookmark   May 2, 2013 at 10:53PM
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loispi

They usually don't like safflower seed so you might try that

    Bookmark   May 5, 2013 at 12:01AM
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greenleaf_organic(8, TX)

I also hear that it will work to mix hot cayenne powder with the birdseed. Birds don't mind the heat but squirrels do.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 11:12AM
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WalnutCreek Zone 7b/8a(7b8a)

What can you do about squirrels tearing seat cushions and pulling out stuffing for nest building? I have seats that don't bother at all, then I have others seats that they are or have destroyed.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 4:14PM
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WalnutCreek Zone 7b/8a(7b8a)

Please ignore my above post did not want to intrude on the OP's post. Posted my question in a separate post.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 8:11PM
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