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Is the garden spot a good place to turn out a goat, or are there some plants that could make them sick?
 

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We haven't turned out goats out in the garden, but we do give them veggie scraps from the kitchen. They like tomato skins, black eyed pea hulls, and cantaloupe seeds....so far!
 

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Most veggies are OK. Most ornamentals are not.
 

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They sure like strawberry plants didn't realize the tether would go that far.....
 

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I believe it is tomato plants that are bad for them. Also, too much, too quick of anything they aren't used to can cause problems. That is why I always hand pick stuff of deliver it to them. That way, I know they are only getting a little of something new...like a treat!!
 

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Tomatoes are members of the nightshade family, and too much of the plant itself can be bad. But I have fed the goats bad or bug-eaten tomato fruits, and they love them. I just flip them into the pasture.
 

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mine eat green beans, sliced squash or zuccini, peaches, green apples, sunflowers. Kids nibbled on dill, but moms turned away. Peppers are popular. Plums, too. I would not let a goat in a garden, though, because they will compact the soil with their pointy little hooves.
 
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