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Urban Shepherd

sheeps graze on lawn
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Mowing my tender lawn I think of all the animals on the farm who would love this. What we need here in the city is the Urban Shepherd. Someone who tends a very small herd of kid friendly sheep and takes them from lawn to lawn. He/she would operate much the same as lawn services but they might need one block at a time to sign up instead of just one lawn.

Bonus: If it doesn't work out there are a lot of barbeques around.

mchase, Jun 03 2003

(?) Same with goats http://www.halfbake...rban_20Goat_20Herds
Baked [PiledHigherandDeeper, Oct 04 2004]

Heeley City Farm http://www.heeleyfarm.org.uk/
A farm in the centre of Sheffield [sufc, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

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       Same idea different animal, no points for cows, llamas, alpacas or other similar herbivours!
PiledHigherandDeeper, Jun 03 2003
  

       sp. shepherd
po, Jun 04 2003
  

       Bonus: You might also find a small supply of fertiliser in your garden after each visit...
1234L5tuff, Jun 04 2003
  

       They have these in Germany. The council pays wandering herdsmen to take their sheep to graze common land and meadows. It's just a hop. skip and jump to doing the same for gardens I suppose. Only problem is, how do you stop them eating the plants that you want to keep??
squeak, Jun 04 2003
  

       <sp>barbecues.
egbert, Jun 04 2003
  

       sp: sherman tank <come back 8th></come back, miss our fights, 8th>
po, Jun 04 2003
  

       No 1 son, aged 5, tells me he wants to be a shepherd. I say, how wonderful son, I am so proud of you but why? I want to wear a badge, ride a horse, drink beer and shoot the baddies.
po, Jun 04 2003
  

       Receiving the Freedom of London gives you the right to drive your sheep across certain London bridges, amongst other things.
Aristotle, Jun 04 2003
  

       //Does your sheep have left-hand drive, or right-hand?// can some one tell me why that sounds grammatically awfuk?
po, Jun 04 2003
  

       <grin> sheep don't drive, they just run about all over the place looking for grass.
po, Jun 04 2003
  
      
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