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#7207536 - 06/24/18 08:38 PM Doe eating my birdseed
603Country Offline
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Registered: 07/03/12
Posts: 6318
Loc: Central Texas
I caught her in the act. I’d been wondering how the birds could be snarfing up the seed that fast. Looked out the front window just now and a doe, who had just finished eating corn at the yard feeder, walked straight to the hanging bird feeder and started bumping it around with her nose. She was munching seed direct from the deeper and then eating what she had spilled. Irritating...

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#7207539 - 06/24/18 08:43 PM Re: Doe eating my birdseed [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 11/22/10
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Loc: Corsicana
Yes there’s not a good solution that comes to mind for that. At least until November rolls around. smile

Wait maybe there is: hang it out of her reach?
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#7207625 - 06/24/18 10:39 PM Re: Doe eating my birdseed [Re: 603Country]
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
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#7207808 - 06/25/18 08:15 AM Re: Doe eating my birdseed [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
pop her in the nose with the Bug ASalt!
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#7207871 - 06/25/18 09:03 AM Re: Doe eating my birdseed [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
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Loc: bastrop county
Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Yes there’s not a good solution that comes to mind for that. At least until November rolls around. smile

Wait maybe there is: hang it out of her reach?
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#7207892 - 06/25/18 09:31 AM Re: Doe eating my birdseed [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 11/08/07
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Loc: Eddy TX.
A doe raised on bird seed are extremely tender compared to corn raised doe.

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#7207945 - 06/25/18 10:23 AM Re: Doe eating my birdseed [Re: 603Country]
Halfadozen Offline
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Registered: 10/29/09
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Loc: Parker County
Originally Posted By: 603Country
I caught her in the act. I’d been wondering how the birds could be snarfing up the seed that fast. Looked out the front window just now and a doe, who had just finished eating corn at the yard feeder, walked straight to the hanging bird feeder and started bumping it around with her nose. She was munching seed direct from the deeper and then eating what she had spilled. Irritating...
Same thing is happening out here as well. Been so dry that the forbs are all brown and dying.
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#7208116 - 06/25/18 02:02 PM Re: Doe eating my birdseed [Re: 603Country]
White Falcon Offline
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Registered: 10/11/09
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Loc: Holly Lake Ranch Tx.
My feeders hang 5 ft off the ground. They stand on there back legs and lick seed out of my bird feeders.

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#7208162 - 06/25/18 03:14 PM Re: Doe eating my birdseed [Re: 603Country]
603Country Offline
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Registered: 07/03/12
Posts: 6318
Loc: Central Texas
Well, there goes my plan to hang them higher...

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#7208664 - 06/26/18 07:51 AM Re: Doe eating my birdseed [Re: 603Country]
White Falcon Offline
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Registered: 10/11/09
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Loc: Holly Lake Ranch Tx.
I started using Milo seed, $9.00 at weed store, Mix with 5# thistle seed.

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#7208745 - 06/26/18 09:35 AM Re: Doe eating my birdseed [Re: 603Country]
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I use scratch grains and mix it with a milo/whole corn. I feed corn away from the yard to keep the deer out of the yard.
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#7209504 - 06/27/18 03:18 AM Re: Doe eating my birdseed [Re: 603Country]
okokmoon Offline
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Registered: 12/30/17
Posts: 72
well you know what bait feeder to use now

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