Goat damage

Goat damage

Observation - Goat damage - UK and Ireland. Description: The goats in the Gulley are stripping bark off the whitebeams - some of the rare ones are already protected in cages but others we have now added chicken wire - I still do not understand the logic of using goats to control scrub invasion in an area with l

The goats in the Gulley are stripping bark off the whitebeams - some of the rare ones are already protected in cages but others we have now added chicken wire - I still do not understand the logic of using goats to control scrub invasion in an area with lots of rare trees we know from experience the goats like to eat. The six culprits can be seen in the background.