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Avery around nectarine tree

Discussion in 'Quail' started by russellweight, May 12, 2016.

  1. russellweight

    russellweight New Egg

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    Has anyone tried to "pen" Coturnix around a fruit tree (2 year old Nectarine Tree)? I have one in the corner of my yard near a block wall. The tree is currently separated from the grass portion of our yard with a plastic grass barrier, and has wood chips on the ground surrounding the tree.
    I was thinking it would be a perfect place to pen up my roo's while fattening them up. However I am worried that their droppings might be too much federalize for the tree and kill it...

    What are your thoughts? Thanks!!!
     
  2. Finnisher

    Finnisher Out Of The Brooder

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    I heard they have 'hot' poo whatever that means, I think you need to compost their poo before you use it or else it will destroy plants? Something like that.
     
  3. russellweight

    russellweight New Egg

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    That's exactly what I was worried about. So unless I clean it out constantly I will most likely kill my tree... :(
     

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