Keeping Goats With Chickens - Backyard Goats Add to Favorites Keeping goats with chickens is possible and can benefit both species. So you've had chickens for a while and are enjoying those awesomely flavorful homegrown eggs. Now maybe you're thinking about getting dairy goats to round out your backyard homestead and start raising goats for milk.
The Risks of Keeping Goats with Chickens - Backyard Poultry Add to Favorites By Doug Ottinger - Animals have been kept in mixed flocks for centuries. Whether it is mixed poultry, poultry with sheep and cows, or even keeping goats with chickens, written and pictorial records indicate that humans have done this since time immemorial. But what are the risks?