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#6005123 - 11/01/15 04:24 PM Question for y'all
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Registered: 10/16/11
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Can anyone tell me if white tails will eat horse apples. Thanks for any information.
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#6005153 - 11/01/15 04:45 PM Re: Question for y'all [Re: N-Rut]
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Yep, and they love the leaves that are yellow and falling to the ground, that is when they have their highest sugar content (the leafs). I have seen then mess with the "apples", but they seem to prefer the leaves.
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#6005168 - 11/01/15 04:56 PM Re: Question for y'all [Re: N-Rut]
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Thanks Western. We can see 2 horse apple trees from one of our blinds. Just wondering if they pay attention to them.
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#6005182 - 11/01/15 05:04 PM Re: Question for y'all [Re: N-Rut]
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Bois d' arc, a.k.a. Osage Orange

One of the toughest trees, and lumber, on the face of the earth.
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#6005197 - 11/01/15 05:09 PM Re: Question for y'all [Re: N-Rut]
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Rolling the apples under your house is supposed to keep cockroaches away, assuming you're on pier and beam. Old time pest control.
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#6005202 - 11/01/15 05:10 PM Re: Question for y'all [Re: N-Rut]
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I know they have thorns on them that look like daggers!! Lol
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#6005231 - 11/01/15 05:30 PM Re: Question for y'all [Re: Creekrunner]
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Originally Posted By: Creekrunner
Rolling the apples under your house is supposed to keep cockroaches away, assuming you're on pier and beam. Old time pest control.


I read to chop em in half first. I did that a couple of years ago, and it seemed to help.
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#6005277 - 11/01/15 05:56 PM Re: Question for y'all [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Bois d' arc, a.k.a. Osage Orange

One of the toughest trees, and lumber, on the face of the earth.


I've seen some very cool rifle stocks made with bois d'arc.
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#6005478 - 11/01/15 07:22 PM Re: Question for y'all [Re: Grizz]
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I've had a block hanging in the ceiling of my shop for about 5 years. It's 3" x 5" x 40".

I bet it is ready I just don't have a barreled action in mind to put in a future stock. I knew a guy that had a guitar made out of bois d' arc and mesquite all cut from Texas, it was very sharp!
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#6005613 - 11/01/15 08:20 PM Re: Question for y'all [Re: N-Rut]
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The wood makes good axe handles

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#6005743 - 11/01/15 09:36 PM Re: Question for y'all [Re: N-Rut]
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One tree used by many indian tribes for bows, very resilient wood. I have sent a few "sticks" to a fella once in Georgia who made longbows.

From what I have seen deer doing, they hove the apple to get to the center, kinda like East does with an M&M grin
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#6005788 - 11/01/15 10:09 PM Re: Question for y'all [Re: N-Rut]
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Their leaves are amazing right now on our place. We have a row of them 1/2 mile long in a perfect line. I guess it was an old property boundary.

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#6005816 - 11/01/15 10:35 PM Re: Question for y'all [Re: Txduckman]
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Loc: Franklin, Tx Hunt in Panola ...
All I know, is that I've hunted around them for years and have yet to see a deer go to them.

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#6005860 - 11/02/15 12:06 AM Re: Question for y'all [Re: N-Rut]
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Not what I think of when I hear 'horse apples'...
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#6005927 - 11/02/15 06:11 AM Re: Question for y'all [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Not what I think of when I hear 'horse apples'...


You're thinking road apples.
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