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Anke

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • St Boswells, Scottish Borders
Re: (Dairy) Livestock in woodland
« Reply #15 on: July 19, 2019, 07:16:44 am »
Just to clarify - goats do not need grass for producing milk, they do very well on branches, hay and supplementary feed (if milking).


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macgro7

  • Joined Feb 2016
Re: (Dairy) Livestock in woodland
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2019, 07:39:18 am »
Oh great!
We went to see those woods!
It's not wet. It is on top of the hill, some place quite steep. It's designated as ancient woodland - never ever ever been ploughed.
Very very overgrown with brambles mostly - goat heaven!
Growing loads of fruits and vegetables! Raising dairy goats, chickens, ducks, geese rabbits and a little boy on 1/2 acre in the middle of the city of Leicester, using permaculture methods.

 

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