Goats as Brush Mowers?

Just how well will goats clear brush? As we’ve previously mentioned, brush clearing was our primary objective in getting these goats (although we now see a dairy goat in the not-too-distant future).

This is what the latest section of woods we had the goats browse looked like when we put the goats in: Before browsing

This herd is three adult wethers, all in the 85-95lb. range, with no other food.  The section is enclosed by a 160′ fence, in this case in a roughly 20’x60′ rectangle (1200 square feet, or about 0.03 acres).

After about 24 hours: After 24 hours.

By the 36 hour mark, it was definitely time to go:After 36 hours.

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