Bracken control with pigs

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  1. Mirrabooka

    Mirrabooka Junior Member

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    I wonder if any readers have experience with the use of pigs for bracken control.

    There are several examples in Britain documented on the net.
     
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    If you find any relevant info on this i would also be keen to hear it. Near where i live bracken is a common weed in moist areas and poorly maintained pasture.

    From what I've read its mostly the new shoots that are appealing to stock (and also most toxic). But i like the concept of pigs rooting out the fibrous root system of the bracken to stop it regrowing.
     

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