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Old 09-25-2013, 09:58 PM
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the best way to clear undergrowth on a course?

a buddy of mine sent me this link http://www.dailyherald.com/article/2...ews/709249745/ am i the only person who thinks that this is just plain silly?
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Old 09-25-2013, 10:19 PM
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a buddy of mine sent me this link http://www.dailyherald.com/article/2...ews/709249745/ am i the only person who thinks that this is just plain silly?
You might not be the only one, but I don't think it's silly at all. It actually works pretty well in many places that have nothing to do with disc golf.

It's been used a little at River Street Park to clear the area that's going to be used for the back nine. However the project was put on hold when we had one of the wettest summers ever and parts of the park were flooded.
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Old 09-25-2013, 10:25 PM
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Heck, I'd like to have goats to maintain a course.

My only question in in the subject post is, how long will it take them to clear an area for 9 holes?
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Old 09-25-2013, 10:27 PM
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Nope, not silly at all. Those goats will have that area cleared in no time.
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Old 09-25-2013, 10:45 PM
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Environmentally friendly? Yes.

Eats all annoying undergrowth INCLUDING poison ivy and sticker bushes? Yes.

No added fuel/feed costs? Probably as long as there is work.

Seen on a golf course near you? I've seen it at Perkerson park here in Atlanta. The goats were out there I'm guessing for less than a week and they dramatically cleaned up the park of all the annoying undergrowth.

Cost Effective? Not sure.

Thumbs up? Definitely. I wish I was a sheppard now.
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Old 09-25-2013, 10:51 PM
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Heck, I'd like to have goats to maintain a course.

My only question in in the subject post is, how long will it take them to clear an area for 9 holes?
well i the new 9 holes there are opening some time next spring so they got a lot of time to work
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:08 PM
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We've been talking about getting a goat.
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:11 PM
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We've been talking about getting a goat.
I'd have a goat, if we could.
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:15 PM
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Maybe seems silly at first glance - but really its not silly at all. VERY effective! Goats will eat ANYTHING!

Here is what goes on in a goats mind literally every second of the day.

1) Is that food?
2) Lets eat it to figure it out

Not food - move on to next object and return to step one.
Food - repeat step two for all of eternity.
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:28 PM
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Yep goats at Perkerson Park in Atlanta are doing a tremendous job clearing out all the shule!
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