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Weed whacking goats in Los Angees?

Miri1 Feb 22, 2012 11:01 AM

ok, I've seen them on tv, and I've seen them online, but where. N I actually HIRE them? I have a large piece of empty property that's weed-choked and spend a fortune every few years to hack the weeds down. Someone said I need a goat which got m thinking...so I'm on a quest to find out who in SoCal rents goats! Any ideas? Baaaa...:)

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  1. OCEllen RE: Miri1 Feb 25, 2012 01:35 PM

    You might check at some local farmer's markets to see who has goats and if they are willing to 'rent' them out.

    1. goodhealthgourmet RE: Miri1 Feb 25, 2012 01:48 PM

      Google "goats for hire" and "rent-a-goat" and you'll find options.

      1. Barbara76137 RE: Miri1 Mar 6, 2012 06:56 PM

        Not sure where you are, but check with Basque in the Bakersfield area.

        1. porker RE: Miri1 Mar 6, 2012 07:23 PM

          Not in your neck of the weeds, but maybe speak to Goats R Us
          perhaps they can point the way?

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            calliope_nh RE: Miri1 Mar 6, 2012 07:48 PM

            You might want to look into sheep. Here in NH they have been used to keep grass and weeds in control under utility transmission lines. I have also seen them used to keep lawns at public buildings in Nova Scotia neat and trim ( and green).

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