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BRIEF: Are oak trees poisonous to goats?

Do you know if oak trees are toxis to goats in any way?


Goats usually do very well brosing oaks. Some of the less digestible species may not result in optimum performance if there are no other feeds around. Cattle sometimes have a problem with the tannins present in spring buds and certain types of acorns when it is eaten as the sole feed, but I am not aware of this being a problem for goats.