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Duck food plots??

Postby Illinois-Ducker » Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:18 am

I was looking through my options of what to plant to attract/hold ducks on our property. It is basically a marsh area that has been cleared of any trees and can be flooded with ease or even easily on its own. There are deer in the area that may pose a problem on new plants also. What would you guys suggest i plant?
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Postby Ducksbeus » Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:27 am

Jap Millet or CORN :yes: :yes: :yes:

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Postby Willie » Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:52 am

Yep, lots and lots of milo, millet, or corn. Brings 'em in and holds 'em around for a long time.
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Postby Illinois-Ducker » Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:23 am

The hole is decent size, but it is surrounded by timber. Do you think the migrators will be able to find it easily??
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Postby greenster » Wed Feb 06, 2008 12:04 pm

I'll be writing a Management plan for the march edition, I'll try to cover several situation's.
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Postby billy » Wed Feb 06, 2008 12:16 pm

Greenster,
Since you're writing a management plan. I would be interested in plant species that are salt tollerant.
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Postby greenster » Wed Feb 06, 2008 12:28 pm

Billy I'll see what I can come up with. I don't know much about them, I can name you some but I don't know about nutritional value. I'll have to contact another biologist, as I don't live anywhere near salt.

Should be no problem though.
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