Using Goats to Mow!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by recycledsole, Aug 13, 2014.

  1. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
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    Well it may be worth 1500$ then.

    How about water?
     
  2. Mobius396

    Mobius396 LawnSite Member
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    Not sure about water. I've driven past and seen them out there.
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  3. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
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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.
     
  4. ztman

    ztman LawnSite Bronze Member
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    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
     
  5. GreenI.A.

    GreenI.A. LawnSite Silver Member
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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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