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#479891 - 11/04/07 05:34 PM 2 yr old food plot
In_my_sights
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Registered: 03/03/04
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Loc: Macon,Davidson, and anywhere e...

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This is my 2 yr old clover plot. Over seeded 1 month ago with ladino, rape, BFO and WW. Two weeks before the over seeding I sprayed with Whitetail Institutes Slay and it did great. You can see the dead fescue under the new growth.
You can see the use that the exclusion cage shows. I would have never known without it. I plan on hunting some trails leading to it. This is the year of the food plot for sure.



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#480429 - 11/04/07 11:29 PM Re: 2 yr old food plot [Re: In_my_sights]
Rut-N-Strut
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Registered: 10/21/06
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Loc: Cumberland Co. Tn.

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Nice lookin plot!
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#482410 - 11/06/07 12:09 PM Re: 2 yr old food plot [Re: Rut-N-Strut]
Crosshairy
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Registered: 08/22/06
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Loc: Bartlett, TN

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I know next to nothing about properly managing food plots - that exclusion cage is awesome! Now I'm itching to set one up on the area that I hunt.
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#482823 - 11/06/07 07:05 PM Re: 2 yr old food plot [Re: Crosshairy]
In_my_sights
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I never knew how much they were eating until I put it up. I made this out of some scrap chicken wire. They actually logged some timber around this area and used it as a logging deck. Turns out he logged 20 mature mixed logs off the wrong property. They wanted to make things right so they leveled the 2 acres cleaning up their mess. I went in after the clean up and spread mucho lime and started with clover. It has been a little work and is starting to pay off. We are see more deer in the general area.
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#482996 - 11/06/07 08:34 PM Re: 2 yr old food plot [Re: In_my_sights]
Southpaw
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Registered: 09/03/00
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Loc: Drummonds, Tn

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Awesome!
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#483256 - 11/06/07 10:41 PM Re: 2 yr old food plot [Re: Southpaw]
BoonerBucks
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Registered: 09/20/07
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Loc: Blount co, Tn

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I'd eat it
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