Our homesteads are places for us to live a more self-sufficient, independent and cost-effective life. We rely solely on our own property to meet our everyday needs, which includes power and food. In terms of food, a homesteader will typically use a garden, animals or a mix of both.
You’ll most often see chickens on a farm, but goats are another traditional homestead animal. There’s a widespread belief that goats can eat almost anything, but you could end up in a bad situation if you believe that. As with any animal, there are certain plants that they should not ingest even if the old wives’ tale says they can.
Let’s take a look at how you can build your knowledge of caring for goats as well as which plants can be detrimental to their health!