[NAFEX] Livestock in Orchards-Many orchards in neglected state, aerial study finds
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Sat May 7 10:49:39 EDT 2011
Turkey Ridge uses hogs then follows with chickens & then burros. Branches
in their orchard seem to be at pretty typical heights ....
On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 8:56 AM, Naomi Counides <naomi at oznayim.us> wrote:
> Yes, somewhere along I read that branches started at 5 feet. If you have
> livestock you know why. Branches below that would get pruned for lunch.
> dwarf and semi dwarfs.. I do not know if they were the reason for moving
> livestock or resulted as from having done so.
> "I am a solipsistic conspiracy theorist. I am sure I am up to something,
> and I will not stop until I find out what."
> http://xkcd.com/842/ Jan 3, 2011
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> (I didn't realize that grazing animals in the orchard was a traditional way
> to maintain the orchard floor. Makes sense. Turkey Ridge Organic Orchard
> has a lot of success doing that in our area. ~mIEKAL)
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