What animals eat blueberries?

Squirrels, mice, opossums and chipmunks also eat blueberries, but keeping the three smallest of these rodents out of your blueberries without resorting to trapping or toxic baits can be difficult.

Likewise, people ask, do squirrels eat blueberries?

Squirrels eat fruit with enthusiasm. Squirrels will also eat any berries they can get their hands on such as strawberries, blackberries, blue berries, raspberries, mulberries, and more.

Subsequently, question is, do raccoons eat blueberries? Although raccoons are regularly spotted eating from garbage cans or out of pet food bowls, they relish the opportunity for fresh blueberries planted in home gardens.

Furthermore, do Deers eat blueberries?

Deer will feed on nearly every variety of blueberry, but there is one fruit, similar to blueberries, that they rarely eat.

How do I keep animals from eating my blueberries?

Tips

  1. Use scare devices to frighten away small mammals that may chew through netting. Motion-activated sprinklers, bird tape, and whirligigs or other moving lawn ornaments startle animals if they come near the bushes.
  2. Harvest blueberries as soon as they ripen so that animals don’t have a chance to raid the planting.

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