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Planting a dove plot

Postby gdun » Tue Mar 24, 2009 4:34 pm

Hey guys, I have about an acre i want to plant for doves. First, does anybody reccomend a certain seed mix? But my main question is, what would be the optimum amount of time for the plants to start producing seed before opening day? I was thinking a few weeks so the the doves could find it and get into a routine. But i don't know a whole lot, so call me out if I'm wrong. Thanks
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Re: Planting a dove plot

Postby gdun » Tue Mar 24, 2009 6:31 pm

Also, what crop the easiest to grow? By easy i meran it ca do with the least amount of water as possible
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Re: Planting a dove plot

Postby berettaguy17 » Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:09 am

as far as i know sunflowers work the best
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Re: Planting a dove plot

Postby goodkarmarising » Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:28 am

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Re: Planting a dove plot

Postby gdun » Wed Mar 25, 2009 10:24 am

alright thanks guys
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Re: Planting a dove plot

Postby hopkins11 » Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:02 am

I would use the peredovik seed, but you have to time the planting so that maturity occurs about 2 weeks prior to the season. )I think May is the time in MD.) Lots of info online!
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Re: Planting a dove plot

Postby alex is a DUCK hunter » Wed May 06, 2009 11:14 pm

sunflowers, watch out for the johnson grass tho.
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Re: Planting a dove plot

Postby Jonny Rocket » Fri Aug 21, 2009 12:12 am

Safflower is the crop of choice here on the west coast, followed by sunflower. The safflower needs to be planted much earlier in the year, however it is very low maintenance and fairly drought resistant and will still go to seed.
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