Goat Targeted Grazing

Examples to Study Dynamics of Targeted Grazing for Unwanted Vegetation Management Using Goats

Introduction, Rationale and Significance

Small ruminants such as sheep and goats have an advantage over bovines in terms of size and adaptability to foraging and browsing. It is this distinctiveness which allows them to be used as an alternative to the use of herbicides or prescribed burning for tree farm planting preparation, rangeland improvement, or enhancement of recreational area landscape. In most states, significant portions of land …