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#6506063 - 10/21/16 09:05 PM 7-Dust inside deer feeder?
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Been fighting weevils turning corn into corn dust in the bottom of my feeder.....cleaned it out again....thinking about sprinkling a little 7-dust in the bottom....your thoughts.....good idea or bad idea.... confused2
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#6506067 - 10/21/16 09:08 PM Re: 7-Dust inside deer feeder? [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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I am thinking bad idea. Do you have a funnel at the bottom of feeder so corn doesn't sit there for a long time and empties out pretty quick?
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#6506078 - 10/21/16 09:16 PM Re: 7-Dust inside deer feeder? [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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I have a 300 lb All Seasons feeder....the sides funnel down to a flat area about 4" wide and 12"-14" long.....corn sits there and the bugs eat away.....I was thinking about a small amount on each end of the flat area...away from the spinner.....didn't figure a small amount in that area would hurt anything....

But I don't know.....
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#6506151 - 10/21/16 10:37 PM Re: 7-Dust inside deer feeder? [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Borax (sodium tetraborate decahydrat) sprinkled in with the corn should do the job, and is harmless to mammals.
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#6506190 - 10/21/16 11:40 PM Re: 7-Dust inside deer feeder? [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Diatomaceous Earth (often referred to as "DE") most feed stores should have it.

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#6506385 - 10/22/16 09:30 AM Re: 7-Dust inside deer feeder? [Re: MRR]
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Originally Posted By: MRR
Diatomaceous Earth (often referred to as "DE") most feed stores should have it.


This....... You can also sprinkle "Food Grade" DE in your pet's food to help control parasites (fleas etc) up
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#6506589 - 10/22/16 12:55 PM Re: 7-Dust inside deer feeder? [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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May be cheaper to buy at a swimming pool store.
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#6506638 - 10/22/16 01:49 PM Re: 7-Dust inside deer feeder? [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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I wish mine would stay full long enough for a weevil to eat roflmao

Jess I wouldn't do that Amigo like Kmon mentioned...
Just turn your feeder up
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#6506753 - 10/22/16 04:00 PM Re: 7-Dust inside deer feeder? [Re: SniperRAB]
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Originally Posted By: SniperRAB
I wish mine would stay full long enough for a weevil to eat roflmao

Jess I wouldn't do that Amigo like Kmon mentioned...
Just turn your feeder up
need a bigger, like the aggies hauling watermelons, paying $1 ea, hauling to Dallas selling $1 ea, 1st aggie says " were not making any money, 2nd aggie says, we need a bigger truck"
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#6506924 - 10/22/16 06:22 PM Re: 7-Dust inside deer feeder? [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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It you can get weevil-cide it will fix that problem, need a farmer to get it for you. One or two tablets in a feeder and your done.

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#6506926 - 10/22/16 06:23 PM Re: 7-Dust inside deer feeder? [Re: SnakeWrangler]
Lakhota Offline
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Registered: 09/23/15
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The DE that you can get a a swimming pool store is not the same as you would get at a feed store and is not safe for this use.

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#6507298 - 10/23/16 08:11 AM Re: 7-Dust inside deer feeder? [Re: colt45]
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Originally Posted By: colt45
Originally Posted By: SniperRAB
I wish mine would stay full long enough for a weevil to eat roflmao

Jess I wouldn't do that Amigo like Kmon mentioned...
Just turn your feeder up
need a bigger, like the aggies hauling watermelons, paying $1 ea, hauling to Dallas selling $1 ea, 1st aggie says " were not making any money, 2nd aggie says, we need a bigger truck"


roflmao rofl

Ole Ag's roflmao
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