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post #1 of 11 Old 05-14-2014, 02:29 PM Thread Starter
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keeping grain?

I know your not supposed to leave grain in the bag if you have critters and I have mice, so what should I keep my grain in? I was thinking of washing an old trash can out and putting it in there.
Opinions? If you have another idea please share, but I don't want to spend Micmac money on it either.

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post #2 of 11 Old 05-14-2014, 02:39 PM
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Anything you can make bug-proof and critter-proof. Mine is in a large steel professional toolchest. I added foam weatherstripping around the lid for a tight seal.
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post #3 of 11 Old 05-14-2014, 02:41 PM
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I use a trash can for my horse food and an old plastic cooler for the cat food.
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post #4 of 11 Old 05-14-2014, 03:19 PM
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I use plastic trash cans for mine. If you have a big rodent problem you might want to get metal trash cans.

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post #5 of 11 Old 05-14-2014, 04:25 PM
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I use a metal trash can.
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post #6 of 11 Old 05-14-2014, 04:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Atomicodyssey View Post
I use a metal trash can.
Here, too.

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post #7 of 11 Old 05-14-2014, 05:16 PM
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I use plastic trash cans with clip down lids that won't come off easily
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post #8 of 11 Old 05-14-2014, 07:17 PM
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We keep the grain in a old Chest Freezer that we picked up for free.
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post #9 of 11 Old 05-14-2014, 07:28 PM
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i use trash cans on my front porch
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post #10 of 11 Old 05-15-2014, 02:00 AM
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Another trash cans with lids user here. Barn cats are also on my anti-rodent defense team.
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