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Re: Critters in Seed

Posted by oops on 10/27/08
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    On 10/27/08, Pete wrote:
    > On 10/26/08, Sid wrote:
    >> I purchased a large quantity of seed and pellets in
    >> order to save on food for my two CAGs. When I stick the
    >> food cup into the storage container, I sense some sort of
    >> tiny insect running up my arm and over uncovered areas. The
    >> insect is not visible and is barely felt, but they seem to
    >> go for the facial area. Does anyone know what this could be
    >> and how to eliminate it? Thanks
    >
    >
    > I know what you mean, but I cannot tell you what they
    are?
    > When the weather turns freezing, put all of the effected
    food
    > out to freeze the critters away. You could also use your
    home
    > freezer, but you seem to be talking about a very large
    volume
    > of food.

    I had the same problem, I think they may be wielvels? I asked
    the store where I buy the food if they have had any other
    complaints, they said no, but birds eat bugs in the wild so
    dont worry about it, not sure that sat well. Not liking the
    idea of critters in the food.