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Old 05-04-2010, 03:13 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Two members of the work detail at a Connecticut state prison are expected to be penned there for life, working on the fence line to remove weeds and poison ivy. They seem to like the work and actually find the poison ivy delicious.

Prison goats nibble landscaping costs - Weird News - Canoe.ca (http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/WeirdNews/2010/04/29/13762566-ap.html - broken link)

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Old 05-04-2010, 04:35 AM
 
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The world is a strange place at times.
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Old 05-04-2010, 06:05 AM
 
Location: Middle Tennessee
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On a diet of weed and water eh?
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Old 05-04-2010, 07:47 AM
 
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hey, my crazy uncle got two goats years ago so he wouldn't have to mow the lawn.
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Old 05-04-2010, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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It would seem with having prisoners.....they shouldn't have any landscaping costs to begin with.
Good for the goats though.
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Old 05-04-2010, 07:27 PM
 
Location: following the wind of change
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Do they do household calls?
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Old 05-05-2010, 08:32 AM
 
Location: Twin Lakes /Taconic / Salisbury
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really "nipping" costs after vet bills and paying some one to pick up the goat poop.
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Old 05-05-2010, 12:32 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in Cass County MI
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Let them have what little excitement they get in their lives.
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Old 05-05-2010, 02:48 PM
 
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Let them have what little excitement they get in their lives.
The goats or the prisoners?
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