[NAFEX] Fruit Tree and goat care
lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu
Tue Jul 11 12:06:02 EDT 2006
At 09:41 AM 7/11/2006, Richard wrote:
>I put the goats in their fence, wrapped the persimmon trunk in
>parafilm and shaded it with cardboard.
>Any other advice on care of this trunk? 1/3-1/2 of the bark is gone
>in 2 spots on the south side.
Can't think of anything else I'd have done differently. It'll
probably be fine.
>Second question, for those with goat experience:
>Do we assume that goats will strip bark, anytime, any season, on any tree?
>If there an age/size of fruit tree that is ever avoided when plenty
>of other browse and concentrate is around?
> Or do I assume that any fruit tree, any size, may be debarked at
> anytime, thereby always fencing them out?
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