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Old 08-13-2014, 09:18 PM
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They pound a stake into the ground and chain a goat to each one. They walk in circles and eat everything. Then you move the stakes as needed.
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Well it may be worth 1500$ then.

How about water?
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Old 08-13-2014, 09:57 PM
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Not sure about water. I've driven past and seen them out there.
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Old 08-13-2014, 10:00 PM
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Sounds like a good gig, I know there doing it here for Kudzu, somehow the goats are able to eat the roots and all and the stuff doesn't come back.
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Old 08-13-2014, 10:25 PM
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Bet there hell on the greens.

Its is a great idea, that's becoming widely acceptable. 1500$ to rent 24 goats sound nice.

I wonder what you have too do too keep the goats from wondering off?
They put an electic fence around the area they want the goats to eat. The area I saw was about two acres, and had a stream running through, so they had plenty of water. I assume they hook up some batteries to operate the fence
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Old 08-14-2014, 01:14 AM
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It's been in the news up here lately. The city of Boston hired a farm from the area to bring in some goats to clear overgrown parks. They're usinging tempery electric fences.
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