Can Goats Eat Avocado? (The Risks!)

No, goats can’t eat avocado.

Avocado contains a fungicidal toxin called persin. Goats are ruminants and can’t handle or digest persin According to an expert vet, Dr. Jean Dodds, persin can kill goats and other ruminants if consumes.

So, do not feed any part of avocados to your goats.

What to do if my goat ate avocados?

If your goat eats avocado, you can induce vomiting by giving it 2 tablespoons of mineral oil orally. If the problem is severe, you need to contact a vet immediately for further advice.

What should I feed my goats instead?

You can feed your goats with good-quality hay and other green foods such as grass clippings. Also, you can add variety to their diet by giving them leafy vegetables such as carrots, turnips, and parsley.

The following are healthy snacks that you can give your goats: