Frequently asked questions
What do goats, also known as ruminants, eat?
Blackberry (a favorite), Scotch broom, ivy, poison oak, salmon berry, dandelion, maple leaves, cottonwood leaves, bamboo, alder leaves, knot weed, morning glory, holly, small saplings, nettle, thistle, grasses, just to name a few!
Note: Some common plants are toxic to goats and we’ll need to have a plan to mitigate risk to the goats if you have azaleas, laurel, rhododendrons, tansy, or evergreen clematis to name a few.
Do goats eat blackberry stems?
Are the goats noisy?
Do goats really eat anything?
Do goats eat all day & night long?
Goats are browsing animals so they continue to munch throughout the day. You'll see them take their mandatory 15 minute break every so often as the are processing their food (chewing their cud). If they are hungry at night, they will eat but typically, they are resting at night.
Why do some goats have horns?
Do you employ a specific breed of goat?
No, we are an equal opportunity employer! All goats love to eat!
Do we need a permit to have goats?
It is recommended that you check with your city or county.