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racoon feeders
« on: June 28, 2016, 09:50:41 AM »
Has anyone built a raccoon feeder? just looking for ideas and something that would not get demolished by bears. Just doing some homework not sure if we can do it in Idaho but I will find out.

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Re: racoon feeders
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2016, 10:05:47 AM »
Trap a coon give it some anti botics and fatten it up for a couple weeks on sweet Cobb. I know of a couple guys who swear by it best meat around they say. Only thing is you have to be careful with there poop and keep cage/pen clean.

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Re: racoon feeders
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2016, 04:27:02 PM »
I just use 5 gallon buckets, with a 2 in hole in it. Fill it with all stock and tie it to a tree. I don't put them out when the bears are out, I don't think you will keep a hungry bear out of much.

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Re: racoon feeders
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2016, 05:33:46 PM »
Trap a coon give it some anti botics and fatten it up for a couple weeks on sweet Cobb. I know of a couple guys who swear by it best meat around they say. Only thing is you have to be careful with there poop and keep cage/pen clean.

Huge fine and is a misdemeanor charge....speaking from experience here.  :)  Plus I think he looking for a coon feeder to train young dogs off of, not to fatten up the coons for eating.....if I'm right.
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Re: racoon feeders
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2016, 10:46:34 AM »
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Ya I am just trying to keep some coons around to hunt with the dogs this summer now that bear season is over. We have shot a lot of coons and I have heard they are good but I will never eat one! ha ha . I will try the 5 gallon bucket that sounds good. I think you are right if a bear finds it he will destroy it regardless