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#5759211 - 05/25/15 06:16 PM Deer feeder question
JPHunting Offline
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Registered: 04/11/14
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Loc: Australia
Hi guys,
I'm going to make a DIY deer feeder and just wondering what people use as feed?

I'm thinking of making a mix of beans, cornmeal and maybe lupins or oats.

Bear in mind pre packaged mixes aren't available in Australia so I'll have to make it myself.

Thinking of just doing a PVC feeder with a y-join

Cheers

jack
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#5759290 - 05/25/15 06:55 PM Re: Deer feeder question [Re: JPHunting]
DQ Kid Offline
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"Now this is a Knife"! Sorry, couldn't help myself a movie junkie from the 80s-90s and Paul Hogan was one of my favorites. Not sure about the mix, sounds like you're on to something though. What are you intending to harvest?

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#5759339 - 05/25/15 07:27 PM Re: Deer feeder question [Re: JPHunting]
JPHunting Offline
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Registered: 04/11/14
Posts: 300
Loc: Australia
haha I get that more often than you think from Americans.

We can't bait deer here in my state, it'll be just used to catch them on a trail cam. I'm planning on using it for red deer though. There is a spot where a few stags camp in the winter and I'm keen to see what's there.
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#5766615 - 05/30/15 05:04 PM Re: Deer feeder question [Re: JPHunting]
artrios60 Offline
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You would be surprised what a 2 liter bottle can do also. Fill it with your mix and watch the push it around to get the mix out

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#5769581 - 06/01/15 08:37 PM Re: Deer feeder question [Re: artrios60]
JPHunting Offline
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Registered: 04/11/14
Posts: 300
Loc: Australia
That's an interesting one, haven't heard of that but I can imagine it making some good footage!
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