Goats an increasingly serious pest on Banks Peninsula

Some Banks Peninsula farmers say feral goats are becoming an increasingly serious problem, although a new Canterbury Regional Council plan could help eradicate the pest once and for all. Hundreds of feral goats are running wild in parts of Banks Peninsula, causing damage to plants and other vegetation, and farmers have not had any luck completely eradicating them. Pam Richardson has a 690 hectare farm in Pigeon Bay on Banks Peninsula, and knows all too well what feral goats can do to the environment. Ms Richardson told RNZ reporter Logan Church she had eradicated goats from their property but they are now coming back.

Goats an increasingly serious pest on Banks Peninsula
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