Detering mice and rats from birdfeeder

What steps can I take to deter mice and rats from our birdfeeder over winter?

Asked by khalid on 3rd Dec 2022
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"I don’t like to give everyone my secrets to preventing rodents as this a main part of my business.

But if you contact me I will tell you over the phone how to do it for free!!

Answered on 4th Dec 2022 - Member since May 2022 - report
"One stop feeding the birds or you can buy a collar that fits onto the bird feeder stand and deters vermin from climbing onto your feeder"
Answered on 3rd Dec 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
"Unfortunately you won’t be able to deter mice or rats from bird feeders, during winter their natural food source is no longer growing in their own natural environment so they will go where a good source is, and that would be your bird feeders, the only option you would have is possibly suspend them from something but your still going to get seeds drop on the floor, or maybe on some sort of bird house with a flat bottom, but again you will have seeds drop on the floor, you could perhaps stop the bird feeders for a small period of time to see if this deters rats or mice"
Answered on 3rd Dec 2022 - Member since Sep 2022 - report
"There are plenty of anti rodent bird feeders out there. Won't recommend any as haven't actually tried them myself. You might want to address the rodent problem with a professional pest controller first"
Answered on 3rd Dec 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
"Dont allow the seed to fall onto the floor. Find a way for the birds to feed where the seed doest get dropped. Otherwise you will get rats and mice"
Answered on 10th Feb 2023 - Member since Feb 2023 - report
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