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Goats: The original weed eaters

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After rousting them out of the sagebrush and chokecherry bushes on foot, Jerad Iacovetto uses an all-terrain vehicle to herd a bunch of about 25 kids back to the main herd, where there is relative safety from predators in numbers.

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Saddleback Ranch achieves happy blend of yearling steers, tourism and 1,000 hungry goats

Upon arriving at Saddleback Ranch west of Steamboat Springs, it’s difficult to overlook the large herds of little white and brown animals dotting the hillsides. They are goats, hard at work on consuming noxious weeds.


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