Goats: The new first line of defence against weeds?

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    Problem with goats is that they don't distinguish between weeds and plants you want to keep. Or they do, and eat the latter first.
     
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    Apparently part of the responsibilities of the goat herders and dogs is to keep the flock focused on weeds.
     
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    But that'll mean pretty intensive supervision, probably one goatherd per goat to be sure . . . so the costs rise steeply!
     
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