Goats on the Farm

Goats on the Farm

Have you visited the goats at Mary’s Land Farm? These lovable, hearty, beautiful creatures attract young and old alike.

Our goats are situated in a spacious, fenced-in area behind the Farm Store, along with neighboring pigs, emus, and occasional chickens. The ducks and miniature horses are also a short walk away.

The goats are not used for any of their products (milk or meat); they just love to interact with our staff and farm visitors. During special events, such as the late-summer Clarksville Sunflower Festival, visitors are allowed to enter the goats’ pen and interact with them under the guidance of an animal handler.

Fun facts about goats:

  • Both male and female can be born with or without horns
  • They don’t have front teeth on their top jaw. They scoop up their food with their tongue and lips. If you feed them by hand, it tickles!
  • They don’t like to get wet and prefer to seek shelter. The goats at Mary’s Land have small shelters to use during inclement weather
  • They’re quite agile and love to climb and jump
  • They’re very social animals
  • They’re herbivores (plant-eaters) that spend most of their day grazing

It’s also worth noting that goats endure a wide range of temperatures and are still outside during these colder days.

During your next visit to the farm, be sure to say hello to the goats!

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