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Goats thrive on organic weeds

June 2nd 2017

First, water is pumped into our dam at Kialla for flood irrigating at the right time of the year.

 filled dam
Dam getting close to full when needed.

 

 

river water pumped to irrigation channel
When the time is right, the water is then flooded into the channels and the full channels flood the paddocks.

 

goats eat lush organic weeds
Goats will eat most anything but thrive on natural grasses and weeds which offer a variety of nutrients.

 

magnificent Kalahari Red breeding buck from the wild
This wild goat - a Kalahari Red - thrives in such conditions, producing larger and quicker growing animals.

 

 

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