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critter in my compost bin

Posted by tracm 9 CA (My Page) on
Wed, May 25, 11 at 19:59

I've been noticing that an animal (probably a rat) keeps getting into my compost bin and stealing the additions i add to it every day. Is there a way to detour him? Or should I just add non edible things?


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RE: critter in my compost bin

Maybe some small wire mesh around the bin?


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RE: critter in my compost bin

This has been happening since time immemorial. Exclude critters from the bin, else put food scraps in a bin in the ground.

Dan


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RE: critter in my compost bin

Or get a cat...


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