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mice in ice melt pile

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by somervillesnow, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. somervillesnow

    somervillesnow Junior Member
    Messages: 20

    I am going to buy ice melt by the yard and store a couple yards outdoors in a tarp with walls and covered by another tarp) on my property. Will mice want to burrow in that ice melt?

    REAPER 2000 Club Member
    from 60050
    Messages: 2,228

    Only if you leave bottles of Tequila opened next to it. :laughing:

    I have never heard of a mouse problem with salt piles myself.
  3. potskie

    potskie Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 768

    Had a frog problem once. Shop used to be beside a swamp and we would find dozens of frog carcasses along the edge of the salt pile. Things would be mummified as the salt would dry em right out.

    Never heard of mice tho.
  4. coldcoffee

    coldcoffee Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    They would look like Christmas tree ornaments and if the tail curls enough...you wouldn't need any hooks.
  5. GSS LLC

    GSS LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 637

    they would only provide additional traction as they flew out the back of the sander....
  6. rcn971

    rcn971 Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    Salt = Death...lol, so prolly not
  7. Ne1

    Ne1 Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    I had mice in my salt bin. It was next to a field so maybe that was part of the problem. They burroughed into it just like it was dirt.
  8. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,954

    Breaking up last years remaining salt in our bin, I came across this guy....There was only one, he seemed pretty happy until a big chunk fell on him, and then he got rolled over by the skidsteer.

  9. Kubota 8540

    Kubota 8540 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,949

    True Plowsite member dedication. Stop the skidsteer and take a picture of a mouse on the salt pile. :laughing:
  10. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,954

    The funny thing was, as I was working my way to the back of the pile I was thinking will there be a mouse? Thinking specifically of this thread I knew I needed a pic. Doesn't say plowsite.Com addict under my name for nothing......I hate mice so if I hadn't been in the skidsteer I would have been long gone.
  11. ducaticorse

    ducaticorse PlowSite.com Addict
    from we
    Messages: 1,426

    I wish I could stab the guy who started this thread in the throat and get away with it.
  12. Ramairfreak98ss

    Ramairfreak98ss PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,885

    lol. .. ome don't have much sense to them i guess.
  13. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,954

    Bump for "how do you really feel"