For Bronwyn Davies of Roland Miniature Goats, the decision to add goats to their sheep and cattle farm was not a difficult one.
"They're cuddly, and I like cuddly things," she laughed. "You pick up a baby goat and it just snuggles, it could stay there all day. So if you're a sucker for cuddly things, get goats."
"They're very tolerant, whether you need to trim them or shampoo them or brush them, they're just like, 'whatever'," she said.
"It's[also] the fact that they're so easy to manage.
"My husband's busy, and I can do all this by myself - I can get them in, I can drench them, I can trim their feet, I can shift them from paddock to paddock and sort out the bucks, because they are so small and friendly."
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Mount Roland Goats was one of dozens of breeders with a stall at GoatFest 2020 on Sunday.
Information on husbandry, feeding and other care related topics was available, as well as goat products like cheese and soap.
Debbie Osterhage, a "goat fan", was one attendee who simply wanted to hang out with some goats for the day.
"We just like goats," she laughed. "And we thought it would be good for Laney [her daughter, 2] to see some goats - they're so cute, and they're nice to pat."
"We'd like to, one day, have some land and maybe put some goats on it but right now we're in suburbia - so this is as close as we get."
Ms Davies said the quirky festival was a great promotion and networking opportunity for those in the industry.
"I've just started showing, but you're so busy on those days that you don't really get to catch up with the other breeders," she said. "Everybody is so helpful."
She has recently purchased 10 goats from an award-winning breeder in Queensland, who had to downsize during the mainland drought.
GoatFest is put on by the Tasmanian branches of the Dairy Goat Society of Australia, the Miniature Goat Breeders Association of Australia, Mohair Australia and the Boer Goat Breeders Association of Australia.