Story: Goats and goat farming

Tree damage

Tree damage

This pine tree has been damaged by goats, which have chewed off the bark completely. The tree will then die. Goats also strip small tree seedlings of their growing points.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Goats and goat farming - Goats in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 August 2022)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008