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What do squirrels eat?

what should I feed the squirrel that comes to my window every day? do they eat bread or no?

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ClaraListensprechen

Squirrels are omnivores that will even eat pizza. They like field corn (sold in stores as "deer corn", used to bait deer during hunting season), sunflower seeds, and blooms off of a flowering tree. A starving squirrel will even strip bark off tender twigs on any given tree.

They'll eat bread alright. Just be wary about keeping a squirrel coming to your house. If the squirrel fancies your attic to build a nest in, you're going to be looking at thousands of dollars worth of damage and he'll be as hard to get rid of as his mate and kids.

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Thanks! But what I needed to know is if it's ok to give it mostly bread. Is that ok? It's getting fat!
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It's okay. No problem. The squirrell might get picky after a lot of that, but it's basically no problem.
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Leave out some corn. Squirrels love corn.

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They like eating nuts.

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Admit it,I know you laughed.
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Yes
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Peanuts. :D

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The eat nuts, not bread,

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Nuts

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They prefer nuts and seeds. They make their living picking up acorns.

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bread crumbs ... nuts ... feed corn

My friends put dried corn (on the cob) in little squirrel feeders, on trees.

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They like nuts..

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They eat flying lead pretty good at my house.

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Not voluntarily, I'll wager.
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Well, i really don't give them a choice, anyway.
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Eat your lead Jr......it's good for you.
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You betcha . I hate those things. Almost ate my house up.
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Yup. They'll do that. I'm no fan of squirrels either, but lead just isn't in the diet.
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Well, once i feed it to them, they don't protest. So i just keep force-feeding them their daily rations of heavy metals.
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I through crackers in the yard and they eat them

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Squirrels are like rats with bushy tails and will eat anything, They do seem to love corn though. I bought some bird seed on sale that has corn in it and now that have been getting into my feeders that they left alone up to now.

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did somebody say s-q-u-i-r-r-e-l ? !!
they love peanuts.

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They may also like sweets like cake or banana bread etc..

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Corn, Nuts, Bread with Peanut Butter!!

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acorns and birdseeds

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banana!

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nuts

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