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Edible energy - or fertilizer-producing lawnmower

Goats eats grass, goat waste energyconverted energy, goat converted to food product
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I thought I had posted this before but I can't find it. Some cities are replacing gasoline powered lawnmower's with goats.I suggest that the goats be equipped with a waste collection bag similar to a horse waste collection bag. the goat manure could be collected and turned into fertilizer, or the manure pile could be tapped for the extraction of energy producing gas in the way that garbage dumps produce gas presently. When the goat is no longer of service it could be turned into a food product. 2009 11 22: The goat milk could be sold to raise cash to care for the goats and feed them in the winter when the kudzu dies. The property to be grazed would be set up with a temporary boundary fence used to activate the electric collars on the goats in order to keep them from straying. The goat manure can be used to feed algea used to create crude bio oil.
Sunstone, Sep 24 2009

Bun Bag for horses http://www.bunbag.com/
Horse manure catcher [Sunstone, Sep 24 2009]

Ithaca’s Pioneers of Dog Waste Composting http://greeninc.blo...aste-composting/?hp
Compost may be used for fertilizer [Sunstone, Sep 24 2009]

It's better with rabbits... Eco-max_20mowing_20service
[MisterQED, Sep 25 2009]

link to kudzu eating goats http://www.nytimes..../05/us/05goats.html
[angie37323, Sep 25 2009]

Crude oil from manure http://www.google.c...earch&aq=f&oq=&aqi=
Creating bio crude from manure [Sunstone, Nov 22 2009]

Dog poo power http://www.azcentra...-poop-digester.html
Canine waste would fuel street lamp in project [Sunstone, Jul 07 2011]

Energy companies turn to animal poo for clean power https://duckduckgo....b&atb=v165-1&ia=web
The manure produced daily by two horses can generate heat for a single family home for a year [Sunstone, Oct 29 2019]


       gasoline powered lawnmower's what?
pocmloc, Sep 24 2009

       Gr.: "Edible energy- or fertilizer-producing lawnmower."   

       But yes, why not. After all, if the goat dropping falleth where it will, then it is simply fertilising the grass that was growing too much in the first place.   

       I suspect the goat would just reach round and eat the bag, but [+] anyway.
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 24 2009

       Is moming a specifically goaty activity?
pocmloc, Sep 24 2009

       It's better with rabbits. (link)
MisterQED, Sep 25 2009

       The city uses goats here in Chattanooga, TN to help with the kudzu problem. they even have a donkey for a watchguard.
angie37323, Sep 25 2009

       Thank you for the title correction: "Edible energy- or fertilizer-producing lawnmower"
Sunstone, Nov 22 2009

       Bloody hell! You left the aeration spikes on Ginger again and she's stuck 'erself to the sundeck!
outloud, Nov 23 2009

       Sunny: you have invented goat husbandry. I think there is a great chance of it being successful. Next up, consider ideas about round things which might roll and so facilitate the movement of a sledge. Possibly also a scheme by which people exchange sex acts for food or money.
bungston, Nov 23 2009

       I would also suggest that cities equip every telephone pole with loudspeaker broadcasts of Gunnar Svendbyortsen's collection.. "Classic Yodels of the Swedish Women's Goatherd Assn.   

       Known to promote good behaviour, healthy appetite, and superior milk production.   

       Broadcasting all daylight hours including holidays.   

       Naturally, northern climes will get a break during winter months.
outloud, Nov 23 2009

       What a snide jerk that bungston can be. He should eat lunch before he unloads the sarcasm on earnest, well meaning ideas.   

       Sorry, Sunstone. But if you followup on those suggestions of mine I guarantee you some toast.
bungston, Nov 24 2009


       FS: Lawnmower, shits.
WcW, Nov 25 2009


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