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  • Joined Sep 2012
Orchard grazers North Somerset
« on: June 23, 2015, 06:48:22 pm »
I know it's a long shot!
Does anyone have an orchard  that needs mainatning in North Somerset. I would be happy to do this in exchange for being able to graze my sheep.
I will prune, thin out fruit and harvest.
I will also make sure that the trees are protected from the sheep nibbling the bark.
I can even make apple jelly if required!


  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: Orchard grazers North Somerset
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2015, 12:50:14 am »
If you can adise on a way to stop sheep nibbling the bark, I'd be very grateful  :fc:


  • Joined Sep 2012
Re: Orchard grazers North Somerset
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2015, 11:38:20 am »
The only way that really works is a physical barrier.
I tend to use chicken wire and posts.
Not all my sheep will nibble the bark just a couple of pests.


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