Story: Goats and goat farming

Goat herd

Goat herd

Goats were first domesticated in Asia, where they were herded each day to fresh pasture. The same methods are used today in this mountainous area of Yunnan, China.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Goats and goat farming - History and overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16581/goat-herd (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008