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Hay bale barrier

covering hay with tarp

The goats have been bad again.

Somehow they figured out how to pull down a hay bale and use it to jump up to the remaining pile of bales.

Maybe this tarp will keep them out?

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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I love the look on the goats face. It's like "Who me?"
Comment by Kathleen Sat Aug 29 21:32:17 2015
the goats are likely to just nibble on the tarp. My goats enjoy eating anything that is thin. Especially ropes.
Comment by BW Sun Aug 30 07:44:34 2015
Maybe the whole starplate area is "their" space, so you might actually be better off moving the hay to the barn?
Comment by adrianne Sun Aug 30 08:38:14 2015

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