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Goats like broccoli leaves

broccoli and goats

Seems like everything we do these days revolves around the goats.

Today was their first taste of broccoli leaves.

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I don't know if it is a good idea to teach your goats to like your garden crops...
Comment by Eric in Japan Sat Nov 1 04:26:15 2014
Watch what you let them eat when you start milking , oak leaves give milk a definite whang , so does poison ivy .I will bet lots of people up north where you are will chip in with what not to let them eat .
Comment by diogenese Sat Nov 1 17:33:01 2014
I was told by a local old-timer that broccoli leaves eat much like collards! Haven't tried them myself yet, but it's good to know---just in case.
Comment by Darlene Tue Nov 4 13:07:32 2014

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