Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Flying Cows

Dairy, fertilizer, lawncare all in one : a low footprint, just-in-time, sub/urban business model.
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Fitted with the latest in drone technology, the bovines feed, rest and weather on lawns, fields and parks that need agrazing - incidently fertilizing same - and show up at customers' doors (or windows) to provide fresh-from-the-source dairy, on demand.

Aerial routing is along green corridors when possible, to minimize "odd weather we're having, this morning" incidents. Notwithstanding a long list of similar strictures, and the demands on their time, the cows are free to amble and buzz about, autonomously.

FlyingToaster, Jul 25 2016

Porton's "Flying Cow" https://books.googl...ng%20cow%22&f=false
Not very nice. [8th of 7, Jul 25 2016]


       // ... green corridors... //   

       uh... hark.
lurch, Jul 25 2016

       Geese could achieve much the same result, although they are notoriously difficult to milk.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 25 2016

       There is prior art in this field. In the 1930's, Porton Down developed a device known as the "Flying Cow" for aerial spraying of thickened HS (Hun Stuff, Mustard gas) against ground troops.
8th of 7, Jul 25 2016

       We tried military applications. The barbecues tended to give away positions.   

       That book characterizes some of Porton Down's war efforts as "unsporting".   

       //Geese could achieve the same result// not with the same degree of elegance, though. Unless we gave them roller skates.
FlyingToaster, Jul 25 2016


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