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Raising Goats on a Diet of Prickly-Pear and Scrub-Oak

���A herd of angora goats feeding upon a Govern- ment scrub-oak range in Arizona. Goats are notorious for their di- gestive apparatus, eat- ing everything, appar- ently, except rocks. For this reason they play havoc with a cattle range but clear out scrub-oak thickets

��A herd of healthy angoras coming down to a watering place for their daily drink at Eagle Pass, Texas. They have been graz- ing in prickly-pear thickets. It takes about four acres to feed a goat, according to a Government investigation record


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