Pasture Improvement

Pastures can be improved by allowing goats to graze them. The following pictures show the effects of 28 goats plus kids grazing a lake dam for eight days at SIPAC.

 


The dam before the goats started grazing. Notice the overgrowth and scrub trees.

 


Another view of the dam before the goats started grazing.

 


Goats grazing on the first day of the demonstration.

 


A view of the dam after eight days of grazing. Much of the smaller scrub trees and shrubs were defoliated.

 


The goats at work grazing the dam on day eight.

 


More goats grazing the dam on the last day of the demonstration.