So, Can Goats Eat Mango?

a goat enjoying some mango

Goats shouldn’t have a diet with too much fruit in it, but there is no denying that fruit is nonetheless a valuable source of nutrition for them. When fed sparingly to goats, all kinds of fruits can give them a good burst of energy, plenty of vitamins and minerals, and extra hydration. Goats can even … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Alfalfa?

a goat eating some alfalfa

Goats, though popularly thought of as animals with cast iron stomachs that can eat absolutely everything and survive, are actually fairly particular eaters. They have specific, even difficult nutritional requirements, and require a diet that is varied while checking all the boxes off their list of needed vitamins and minerals. Accordingly, finding Mainstays that they … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Pine Needles?

a goat eating pine needles

If we are being honest here, goats are pretty strange, at least when it comes to their eating habits. It is a common occurrence to see them turn their nose up at fresh greenery only to eat bark right off of a tree or even whole twigs and sticks. There’s nothing for it though, and … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Kiwi?

a goat enjoying some kiwi

Goats are herbivores, but they need more than just grass and leaves in their diet to thrive. Goats need a variety of produce, including veggies and fruit. Surprisingly, goats can eat a wide variety of tropical fruits that may surprise you. How about kiwi, for instance? Can goats eat kiwi? Yes, goats can eat kiwi, … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Raisins?

a goat eating raisins

Goat owners know that when it comes to giving your goats treats, they often show a decided preference for sweet stuff, particularly fruit. And who doesn’t love a juicy, ripe piece of fruit? But how about dried fruit? Raisins are about the most popular dried fruit there is, tasty, long-lasting, and convenient. Goats can eat … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Sunflower Seeds?

a goat enjoying some sunflower seeds

Goats eat all sorts of plant matter. So long as it is a plant, or comes from a plant, chances are your goats can get some nutrition out of it. Of course, some exceptions do apply. But how about seeds, specifically sunflower seeds? Can goats eat sunflower seeds? Yes, goats may safely eat sunflower seeds, … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Mushrooms?

two goats eating some mushrooms

Goats love to eat all sorts of plant matter, from grass and leaves to whole twigs and fruit. There is seemingly nothing that these adventurous herbivores won’t try. However, on occasion they might try some things that they really shouldn’t. How about mushrooms? Mushrooms are a fungus, so not technically a plant. Can goats eat … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Grape Vines?

goats eating grape vine

Goats are herbivores, but that doesn’t mean they limit themselves to a boring diet of grass and hay. Goats eat all kinds of plant matter, including fruits and vegetables, and even the plants that the fruits and vegetables grow on! Take grape vines, for instance. Can goats eat grapevines? Yes, goats may eat grape vines … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Kale?


Kale is famous, or you might say infamous, for being one of the healthiest leafy vegetables that you can eat. However, it is not beloved because of its bitter taste and tough texture. Despite this, you might think that kale could be an ideal nutritional supplement for goats. They love greenery, and don’t seem to … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Straw?

two goats eating straw

Goats eat all sorts of plant matter, but predominantly like to graze on grass, hey, silage and other greenery. Although they’re pickier than most people think, there is no denying that goats are pretty adaptable when it comes to their diet. Most things, so long as it is green they can probably eat it. But … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Raspberries?

two goats enjoying raspberries

Even though goats are herbivores, they are pretty adventurous and varied eaters, consuming grass, leaves, twigs, vegetables, and even fruit. It is surprising just how many different kinds of fruit goats like to eat, from the everyday to the truly exotic. But how about raspberries? Can goats eat raspberries? Yes, goats can eat raspberries although … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Broccoli?

goat eating a piece of broccoli

Goats, despite their reputation, are surprisingly picky eaters. Known as “browsers”, they are fairly notorious for only picking out the choicest bits of vegetation to eat while they roam. Some owners have been surprised to find their goats turn up their noses at produce they thought would be a sure winner. How about broccoli? Will … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Cucumbers?

a goat eating a cucumber

Cucumbers are one of the most popular veggies in the world. Used in all kinds of salads, appetizers, and cultural dishes, it is hard to imagine cuisine without these cool, crisp staples. But enough about us, how about our goats? Can goats enjoy all sorts of foods, but do they enjoy cucumbers as well? Yes, … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Carrots?

goat eating carrot slices

If you have goats, you already know that they can be enthusiastic if picky eaters. They may turn their noses up at choice hay one minute only to happily chow down on tree bark the next. It seems like there is no rhyme or reason to what they will or won’t eat sometimes! But some … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Bananas?

a goat eating a banana

Most goat owners already know that the members of their herd will eat all sorts of plant matter, from grasses and hay to leaves and vegetables, fruits, and seemingly everything in between. However, when it comes to more exotic offerings owners are justified in being cautious, even when it comes to items that we take … Read more

So, Can Goats Eat Apples?

a goat eating a sliced apple

To those that don’t keep them, goats have a reputation for eating anything. This is not far from the truth! As herbivores, goats will nibble on just about any kind of vegetation they come across. This includes twigs, leaves, bark and yes, even fruit. How about apples? Can goats eat apples? Yes, goats can eat … Read more