goats

Greece Has the Largest Number of Goats Per Capita in Europe!

According to a recent study conducted by the European Union's statistics authority Eurostat, Greece is the clear EU champion -- in regard to the number of goats, that is. More specifically, according to the European Union's Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries report...

Thousands of Goats Munching Parts of Greece's Samothrace Island into a Moonscape

On the Greek island of Samothraki, in the north Aegean Sea, goats are now posing an imminent threat to the natural environment as a result of overgrazing, according to a new Associated Press (AP) report. Goats far outnumber humans on...

The Abundance of Goats in Greece and the Therapeutic Qualities of Goat Milk

Greece comes first in Europe in the number of grazing goats, as approximately 4.5 million goats are bred in the country, amounting to 47.6 percent of milk-producing goats in the EU. Professor and Director of the Laboratory of Zootechnics of...

The Unexpected Encounter with a Herd of Goats at a Beach in Greece

A British tourist won a prize from the Daily Telegraph newspaper for her intriguing holiday story about a group of bearded beachgoers in Greece. Debby Waldron won £200 for the tale of her unexpected encounter. Here it is: We hear the...