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by marni
Sat Jan 17, 2009 3:42 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: GIANT RATS TAIL
Replies: 2
Views: 3675

GIANT RATS TAIL

Well since i have had very helpful ideas on my Bracken Fern problem, i may find some help on another issue we have in our paddocks.. GIANT RATS TAIL, now this is where i am having trouble in understanding as this is NOT a weed, but grass! Our surrounding property's are full of it, and no sooner had ...
by marni
Sat Jan 17, 2009 3:11 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: Bracken Fern Control - Should I/Shouldnt I - What do I do??
Replies: 14
Views: 10007

Thanks Adrian, i really appreciate your advice and i will certainly try to give this a go, esp if i can find some cheap hay around. When you suggested the hay bales for stopping the run off, were you also meaning it is useful as mulch?? Because the cattle would probably consume most of it before it ...
by marni
Sat Jan 17, 2009 9:59 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: Bracken Fern Control - Should I/Shouldnt I - What do I do??
Replies: 14
Views: 10007

Thanks Duane, I will definately try your approach to the Bracken Fern problem, although i am sure it will be a long process. Our property is very hilly, esp where the Bracken Fern is growing, and in some places we are unable to slash due to the steepness, and almost impossible to apply mulch to the ...
by marni
Sat Jan 17, 2009 9:16 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: Bracken Fern Control - Should I/Shouldnt I - What do I do??
Replies: 14
Views: 10007

All this info is great, except that Bracken Fern is only toxic to cattle when it has just been slashed and the new shoots are growing. This is why cattle farmers suggest not slashing the fern, as this is when the cattle seem to be most affected by the toxin in the new leaves that are forming. We hav...
by marni
Fri Jan 16, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: Questions about the NEW book 'Beyond the Brink'.
Topic: BRACKEN FERN! ANY ADVICE PLEASE.
Replies: 2
Views: 3126

BRACKEN FERN! ANY ADVICE PLEASE.

Anyone had much experience with Bracken Fern, i would really like some advice as to rid of this weed naturally. We have tried to slash it, but it come back much worse that ever before. I have already lost 2 cows to it Bracken Fern Toxicity and want it gone from our property. Poisoning it seem to be ...
by marni
Fri Jan 16, 2009 3:32 pm
Forum: Your experiences with other theories and practices
Topic: BRACKEN FERN! ANY ADVICE PLEASE.
Replies: 3
Views: 3526

BRACKEN FERN! ANY ADVICE PLEASE.

Hi there everyone, My first time on the site, so sorry if this is not in the correct section. Just wondering if anyone has had much to do with the weed Bracken Fern! It is running rampered on the back half of our property ( about 40 acres). Slashing it only makes it come back with revenge,and have l...