Kudzu ?

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  1. SDjulieinSC

    SDjulieinSC Well-Known Member

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    Is kudzu ok to feed? I have plenty and would love to make it into snacks. Any problem with this?
     
  2. ChickenMom

    ChickenMom Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't think it is harmful, it's actually nutritious for humans.
     

  3. lgslgs

    lgslgs Well-Known Member

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    Kudzu is supposed to be fantastic browse. And goats are supposed to be the best way to clear it.

    I wish we had some. The way our goats have cleared the wild grape, honeysuckle, brambles and briar, they'd make short work of it.

    If you want some fun, do a google image search using the words: goats eating kudzu.

    Yum!

    Lynda
     
  4. KSALguy

    KSALguy Lost in the Wiregrass Supporter

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    Kudzu is some of the BEST forage down in the south for goats, not much else will eat it, but GOATS and SHEEP love it,
    turn them out on the kudzu patch and they will clean it right up, Kudzu grows so fast that in a few days it will be ready to be eatin again, then once you have had thegoats cleaning it off for a while other native flora can begin to grow back.
     
  5. SDjulieinSC

    SDjulieinSC Well-Known Member

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    yippie!!!!!! A two bird/one stone situation! Thanks all! :dance: