Latest Sheep and goat farming News

Goat rams through sliding glass door, naps inside bathroom

Oct. 9, 2019 8:02 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio homeowner never envisioned becoming semi-famous because of a goat butting its way into her home and taking a nap in her bathroom. "This is the most random story in the world," Jennifer Keathley said Tuesday, breaking out into laughter. The break-in happened Friday when an escaped...

Tens of thousands of goats munch Greek island into crisis

Oct. 6, 2019 3:14 AM EDT

SAMOTHRAKI, Greece (AP) — With oak and chestnut forests, waterfalls and rugged coastline, Samothraki has a wild beauty and a remoteness that sets it apart from other Greek islands. There are no package holidays here or even a reliable ferry service to the mainland. Island authorities hope to achieve UNESCO...

Owner charged with cruelty over deaths of goats in Warsaw

Oct. 1, 2019 12:54 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish prosecutors on Tuesday pressed animal cruelty charges against the owner of a herd of goats, some of whom died on an island in Warsaw. Some 60 goats and sheep from a private farm had been sent to an island on the Vistula River last year to help control its lush grass and...

St. Louis business rents goats to eat overgrown foilage

Aug. 18, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis County woman has opened a local franchise of a business that rents out goats to clear weed- or foliage-infested property. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Erika Streeter, 47, of Wildwood, opened the first Goats on the Go affiliate in the St. Louis area in late spring....