Squirrel Bait!

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Project by DaytonHM posted 05-18-2013 09:30 PM 1960 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Our yard is full of these industrious little guys. We like watching them so I made a little
feeder with an old canister jar! Got a couple of nice pics of them last week!

P.S. I now must buy stock in a (peanut company) man…they are HUNGRY!

Happy Cutting Everyone! :)


-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.

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#1 posted 05-18-2013 09:34 PM

I like your feeder. We also have an overabundance of the critters in our neighborhood. I’m not really inclined to feed them – but I like your idea.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 05-18-2013 09:44 PM

I say get them a nice dog to play with

-- So Much Wood - So Little Time! --

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#3 posted 05-18-2013 09:44 PM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#4 posted 05-18-2013 11:15 PM

Nice work

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 05-18-2013 11:27 PM

Nice design. I got ‘em all over out here. Will have to give this a try.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#6 posted 05-19-2013 12:26 AM

they love sun flower seed also

-- Punk in PA

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#7 posted 05-19-2013 12:38 AM

Watching tree rats eat a hedgeapple is an afternoon’s entertainment as well.

We don’t feed ours as they seem to stay fat on our pecans, acorns, and hickory nuts.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#8 posted 05-19-2013 02:30 AM

We managed to fight the little guys off of a good batch of pecans last fall, but still, they seem to be PLENTY healthy without a feeder. But if I can provide some entertainment for our cats out on the screened porch, I’m all for it! Good plan, looks doable! Thanks for the plan!

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#9 posted 05-19-2013 04:05 AM

Interesting! I saw a squirrel grab the neighbors dog bone from the yard and scurry up a tree! I had to get that on video….I second the sunflower seeds!

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#10 posted 05-19-2013 09:56 AM

We dont have squirrels here in Sydney Australia but I like the Idea.

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

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#11 posted 05-23-2013 02:59 PM

I’m guessing they get in from the bottom?

-- Ryan - Bethel Park, PA

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#12 posted 06-14-2013 05:39 PM

Very nice work. Do you have a picture and rough measurements you used? Thanks.

-- KDW

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#13 posted 06-14-2013 05:50 PM

I lose at least half of my apricots to those darn things. No need to feed them, they are everywhere.

Nice job on the project. Glad you enjoy it.

-- - Terry

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