Original Articles

The goat in a bush‐grass community


An investigation was conducted to determine whether goats could control bush regrowth and re‐infestation after initial bush clearing. A dense stand of A. karroo was chopped and the regrowth subsequently grazed either rotationally or continuously by sheep or goats. Regular observations of grazing were undertaken and the effect of treatment on bush regrowth and on the grass component was evaluated.

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