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Weedeaters Corner
by Gary Pfalzbot
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Goats continue to increase in popularity and with this increase, the number of questions asked that relate to what goats will and won't eat is increasing as well. It has largely been believed that goats can and will eat everything in their sight. Nothing could be further from the truth. The curious nature of the goat is largely responsible for this myth.

Over the years I have done a great deal of research on this very subject: goats and plants - what they will and won't eat (and to a greater degree, what they shouldn't eat). This section will be the ongoing results of my research. This section will also be useful for those individuals (and companies) who have taken interest in using goats for clearing weeds off of parcels of land (known as mitigation) for control issues such as fire, noxious weeds, etc.

As I mentioned, I continue to research this subject as time allows and this section contains my "final draft" articles. You can find my further ongoing research in my Goat 911 Message Forum under the topic of Weedeaters Corner.

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About the author: Gary Pfalzbot is a Service Connected Disabled Veteran and the web master of GoatWorld as well as some other web sites. He has raised goats over the years, been involved with 4-H (as a young boy) and currently resides in Colorado where he and his wife Pam raise a few breeds of goats and other animals, and primarily author the GoatWorld web site to continue to inform, educate, and promote the industry.


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