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Squirrels eat/spill everything?

Posted by ilmbg San Antonio (My Page) on
Thu, May 2, 13 at 20:25

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...

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RE: Squirrels eat/spill everything?

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.

RE: Squirrels eat/spill everything?

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

RE: Squirrels eat/spill everything?

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

RE: Squirrels eat/spill everything?

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.

RE: Squirrels eat/spill everything?

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

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