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Handy Tips for Urban Goat Keeping

If you’re looking to raise a backyard goat or two, the International Business Times has some practical advice for you. Read on to learn how to make your yard comfortable and secure, prepare for milking, and deal with the goats’ horns.

Goats represent a bit more of a commitment and investment than do either bees or chickens, so it’s unlikely they’ll ever become as ubiquitous as rooftop vegetable gardens. But if you think you have the time, space, and energy, goats make a great and practical addition to your household. In addition to the appeal of a fresh supply of goat milk, they also make fun and interactive pets.

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Jesi Dunaway

Jesi Dunaway is an Alabama native currently working as a cheesemonger and food writer in Boston.