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Buzzards At My Feeder? #5247244 08/11/14 06:50 PM
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Check the dates on these. They keep coming back, almost daily. I was out there yesterday and nothing is dead or smelly around the feeder. I just had another texted to me and one is there again today. Do buzzards eat corn?





The deer never stopped coming...so I'm stumped as to why the buzzards are there.

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The psycho nut bags have always been there. They just get better press now.
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Could be as simple as a dead squirrel. Or buzzards like corn too. grin

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That is odd, did you take the lid off and smell? Soured maybe??


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Could be a nest close by also in a brush pile.



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3rd picture looks like one is feeding the other.. . could be a nest.. or the older one is saying.."one day, you'll find a dead deer here!"

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Noting was soured or dead nearby. I didn't think about a nest. There could be one behind the brush.
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The psycho nut bags have always been there. They just get better press now.
Take away their guns, they'll use knives. Take away their knives and they'll use sticks!!
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May be eating deer poop... confused2


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Opportunist's, they'll eat anything they can I believe.

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Seen some wierd stuff at our hog trap...

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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Could be a nest close by also in a brush pile.




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Buzzards are scavengers so they will grain as well as meat. If it sits still very long it gets ate.

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Any water trough nearby? That's what draws mine in to the feeder areas.

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Buzzards are scavengers!


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They are waiting for you to kill something for their dinner.


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Re: Buzzards At My Feeder? [Re: huntwest] #5252370 08/14/14 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted By: huntwest
Buzzards are scavengers so they will grain as well as meat. If it sits still very long it gets ate.
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I had buzzards that frequently came by my feeders. Years ago when I started trapping heavy, I would throw dead coons off in the woods about 50 yards out. So buzzards got accustomed to finding a meal around feeders occasionally. I started carrying the dead animals off and ended the problem, somewhat. I discovered that they can smell blood really good. If I shot a coon or a hog and hauled it a mile away, they would still show up and walk around were the animal bled looking for something to eat, even if there wasn't much blood. They must have a great sense of smell.
If you kill animals there often you may have created a honey hole for them.


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Fill the feeder. I don't see any corn. They are waiting for something to starve to death. smile


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I've had buzzards come to my feeder and eat corn.

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They are waiting for you to kill something for their dinner.


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They are looking for a prechewed decomposed easy meal

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Look back through and see if you got a picture of something having a movement

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