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The Ninnies Guide to Keeping Nannies 

The rewards of keeping goats are greater than the pain — if you know how, says Jill Redwood.

What a compact parcel of multiple offerings are goats — they provide wool and milk, are weed munchers, pebble fertiliser factories, fun company and, if anyone could bring themselves to do it, are meat.  They can also be a parcel of nightmares too if you don’t have goat-proof fences.

Goats — they and I have been almost four decades in a love-hate relationship.  I must admit though, I’ve felt a lot more love than exasperation with my girls over that time.  Even when they find another new way into the garden, or nip off the tops of newly planted trees inside brontosaurus-proof guards...

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