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Project by DaytonHM posted 438 days ago 1695 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! :)

Aaron

-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 438 days ago

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." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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knothead

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#2 posted 438 days ago

I say get them a nice dog to play with

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hoss12992

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#3 posted 438 days ago

Great job

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 438 days ago

Nice work

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jaykaypur

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#5 posted 438 days ago

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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punk

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#6 posted 438 days ago

they love sun flower seed also

-- Punk in PA

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 438 days ago

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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Jpedi

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#8 posted 438 days ago

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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jman75

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#9 posted 438 days ago

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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TheTalkingGrape

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#10 posted 438 days ago

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

-- Tim, Sydney Australia, http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTalkingGrape?feature=watch, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tims-Wooden-Wonders/1433591433543077?ref=hl

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treaterryan

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#11 posted 433 days ago

I’m guessing they get in from the bottom?

-- Ryan - Bethel Park, PA

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Vagabondwheeler

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#12 posted 411 days ago

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

-- KDW

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TerryDowning

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#13 posted 411 days ago

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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