Sheep “mow” an orchard. This relatively inexpensive livestock will eat both grass and tender weeds, and can be rotationally grazed using movable electric fencing.
PHOTO: DEBORAH RENDON
Goats eat all kinds of weeds and brush.
Hogs will dig stumps to get to corn or acorns buried nearby.
What’s the easiest and safest method of mowing a green roof? Let the goats graze on it!
Poultry are scratchers, foragers, insect eaters, and sources of meat, eggs and high-nitrogen fertilizer.
Movable electric-net fencing keeps chickens in the area you want them to work.