Dwarf fruit trees

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by glenj, May 14, 2011.

  1. glenj

    glenj New Egg

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    Hi, my name is Glen Johnson from Seattle Wa, My wife and I are setting up a coop for next spring and I am wondering if the chicken's will damage my fruit trees? as the area for their run will be along the fence where I have seven espalier trees of different fruit growing.
     
  2. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    I dont know about trees, my birds free range and wont let me have a garden, flower or bush. [​IMG]
     
  3. dkvart1

    dkvart1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good question and I'd like to hear the answer as I'm short on space and am trying to plan where to put what.
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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    Welcome to the chicken addiction, from Renton.

    Anything that they can reach is potentially in danger. Especially if the are in a run. I free range mine in my backyard and they don't mess with plants at all. The only damage they've done to plants is from scratching up the roots, and very little of that.

    [​IMG] Now sally forth and post! [​IMG]

    Imp- Who is this Sally Forth? [​IMG]
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  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  6. white01

    white01 Brady Brook Poultry

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  7. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Hi there! Welcome from western Kentucky! It's nice to meet you. [​IMG]
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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  9. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    I would definetly be cautious!!
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. It's a possibility. Although, our chickens haven't bothered any of our fruit trees. Good luck [​IMG]
     

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