Animals Pets Milking Backyard Goats in Urban San Francisco (Video) By Sami Grover Writer The University of Hull University of Copenhagen Sami Grover is a writer and self-described “environmental do-gooder,” now advising community organizations. our editorial process Twitter Twitter Sami Grover Updated October 11, 2018 Video screen capture. Fair Companies Share Twitter Pinterest Email Animals Wildlife Pets Animal Rights Endangered Species Fair Companies/Video screen capture Lloyd has already asked whether urban chickens are a gateway drug. It looks like it might be true. From backyard slaughter in West Oakland to urban goat farming in inner-city Kansas City, we've featured a few examples of urban goat farming already. But this video from Fair Companies—the same guys who brought us this beautiful home built from salvaged cars—is a great exploration of the joys, and hassles, of backyard goat farming. Heidi Kooy, a San Francisco resident, is refreshingly candid about the benefits of goat keeping, but also the fact that it is a lot of hard work, and she'd have a much easier time of it if she got a job and bought her milk at the store. But where would be the fun in that?