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We use them to keep away bugs, and today my buggers somehow managed to get ahold of one, and they ate it! I've looked them up, took me a while because I didn't know what they actually ARE, (I do now!) and I can't find anything about them being toxic, but I'm still concerned.

Does anyone know anything about them?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osage-orange

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Sorry- not a plant from around here- I hope your goaties are OK. They do seem to be able to tolerate more toxics than most creatures.
 

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I have a mock orange in my yard but I've never had to worry about the goats eating it. I would hope its not posionous.
 

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Those aren't hedge trees are they? I know that isn't spelled right. We have a done of hedge trees up here that drop those little balls all along the road. Idk if goats can have them though put some baking soda out just in case.
 

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Well they're both fine, and I've talked to a few other people who say their livestock eat these once in a while, and the deer out here eat them up, so they must not be too bad. I'll be watching to make sure no more find their way into the pen, though!
 
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