sheep as lawn mowers

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Sheep to keep the grass verges and lawns in city parks trimmed.

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Sheep to keep the grass verges and lawns in city parks trimmed. Cheap and environmentally friendly system.

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About 700 sheep have now been employed by Turin officials to keep the grass verges and lawns in city parks neatly trimmed. Environment officials in Turin said they were paying 30,000 euros in gardeners’ fees to cut the grass in just one of the bigger parks. Manager of the project, Federico Tombolato, said: "Using sheep is not only cheaper and more environmentally friendly, but we also get to sell them at the end of the process to raise more money.

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