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Weed-Eating Goats Clear Twin Peaks to Prepare for Pride Weekend
NBC Bay Area ^ | Saturday, Jun 21, 2014

Posted on 06/21/2014 3:50:19 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Four-legged gardeners will assist with weed mitigation this weekend on San Francisco's Twin Peaks hillside in preparation for Pride Weekend, according to public works officials.

A herd of weed-eating goats will chomp their way through the unwieldy vegetation that overtakes the site of the annual Pink Triangle installation.

The goats arrived on Thursday and are expected to work throughout the weekend.

The 50-or-so goats take the place of machinery and herbicides, and will be supervised day and night by human goat herders, public works officials said.

San Francisco city grazing manager Genevieve Church explained that the goats provide benefits beyond just controlling weeds.

Their excrement adds nutrients to the soil and their urine slows down weed growth, she said.

San Francisco Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru applauds the goats' grazing efforts.

"They can navigate the steep terrain nimbly and access areas that our employees would have a much harder time traversing safely to get the job done. Plus, goats are eco-friendly and really fun to see in San Francisco," Nuru said in a statement.

The canvas pink triangle, a trademark of Pride Weekend since 1995, will be installed near the top of Twin Peaks on June 28.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: fdrq; gaity; gays; goats

1 posted on 06/21/2014 3:50:19 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

I understand that some of these goats have been spotted near various bath houses in the Castro District.


2 posted on 06/21/2014 3:52:19 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: nickcarraway

Hey goats, watch your six.


3 posted on 06/21/2014 3:53:36 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: nickcarraway

Twin Peaks and Gay Pride. What a complete combo!


4 posted on 06/21/2014 3:53:59 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: nickcarraway

Those goats will serve another purpose when the parade starts! Hay oh!


5 posted on 06/21/2014 3:54:21 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: nickcarraway

TWO THIRDS OF THE NATION'S SYPHILIS INFECTIONS ARE FOUND IN "MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN"

According to the Centers For Disease Control ( CDC)

6 posted on 06/21/2014 3:55:05 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: nickcarraway

“human goat herders”

“Pride” pimps?


7 posted on 06/21/2014 3:55:11 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: nickcarraway

I hope these are gay goats.


8 posted on 06/21/2014 3:55:23 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: nickcarraway

Don’t step in the steaming pies.


9 posted on 06/21/2014 3:55:52 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: nickcarraway
The queers homosexuals will just love rolling around in goat crap as they misbehave on the mountains! HOMOSEXUAL, because there's nothing GAY about it.
10 posted on 06/21/2014 3:56:26 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: miss marmelstein

I thought gays didn’t like Twin Peaks?


11 posted on 06/21/2014 3:57:28 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Cicero

They don’t look sad.


12 posted on 06/21/2014 3:58:20 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Yet.


14 posted on 06/21/2014 4:02:20 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Cicero

They used to be sheep, but they’re trans-species goats now. /s


15 posted on 06/21/2014 4:04:07 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: nickcarraway

Baphomet!


16 posted on 06/21/2014 4:04:21 PM PDT by SpirituTuo
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To: nickcarraway

"Hey there!"*

* The phrase "Hey There" is well known code in the turdburglar community as a proposition for gay sex... this is why in the film Dr. Strangelove having "Hey There!" chalked on the bomb that Slim Pickens rides is particularly amusing.

17 posted on 06/21/2014 4:12:51 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: nickcarraway

Pink triangle on Twin Peaks ok.
Cross on Mt Davidson not ok.
Ah,the city of St.Francis.


18 posted on 06/21/2014 4:49:35 PM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: nickcarraway

I’d put chastity belts on those goats.


19 posted on 06/21/2014 4:52:55 PM PDT by Ge0ffrey
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To: Gay State Conservative
TWO THIRDS OF THE NATION'S SYPHILIS INFECTIONS ARE FOUND IN "MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN"

The other third get it from having sex with goats.

20 posted on 06/21/2014 5:04:56 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: nickcarraway
Filthy Disease Ridden Queers delenda est...
21 posted on 06/21/2014 5:10:42 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: nickcarraway
Gay, weed eating goats? Nothing surprises me about San Francisco. California is the land of fruits and nuts.
22 posted on 06/21/2014 5:12:53 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: nickcarraway

1983 Aussie study, 8,0000 gay man sample:

50% had over 100 partners

15% had over 1,0000


23 posted on 06/21/2014 5:25:21 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: nickcarraway

Can’t one half of the attendees start pulling weeds and the other half.....never mind.


24 posted on 06/21/2014 5:27:41 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Organic Panic

WTH? Pride in being a genetic dead-end?


25 posted on 06/21/2014 5:34:04 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: MasterGunner01

There’s only one thing amiss about ‘weed eating’ goats.

They’re not grazers, but browsers. They tend to eat woodier brush.

A minor point.

Otherwise a well written, by today’s standards, article.


26 posted on 06/21/2014 5:36:46 PM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: nickcarraway

goat humpers parade?


27 posted on 06/21/2014 5:37:33 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway
The 50-or-so goats take the place of machinery and herbicides, and will be supervised defended from sexual assault day and night by human goat herders, public works officials said.

Fixed it.

28 posted on 06/21/2014 5:38:19 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: nickcarraway
I prefer this Twin Peaks
29 posted on 06/21/2014 5:45:32 PM PDT by SolidRedState (I used to think bizarro world was a fiction.)
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To: Don Corleone
Don’t step in the steaming pies.

cows leave steaming pies, goats leave a little pile of peiiets....

30 posted on 06/21/2014 5:56:44 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: terycarl

pellets...!!


31 posted on 06/21/2014 5:59:45 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: x1stcav
Got it. Gay, browsing brush-eating goats it is.
32 posted on 06/21/2014 6:00:02 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: nickcarraway

Wonder if they thought about “goat crap” or will it be insignificant considering the smell from “pride” week?


33 posted on 06/21/2014 6:34:39 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Surgeon General Warning: Operation of Government Motors vehicles may be hazardous to your health)
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Must have been a slow news day.... These goat herds are used through out the Bay Area to consume the vegetation on the hills. They are cost effective and quick. Have been in use for decades


34 posted on 06/21/2014 7:11:34 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: nickcarraway

Please keep Thad Cochran away from these Goats so they can do their job without being distracted by Thad’s incessant & indecent mounting.


35 posted on 06/21/2014 8:49:28 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: silent_jonny

Goats and gay pride parade bump. If only Naveed were alive today.


36 posted on 06/21/2014 8:56:07 PM PDT by Yaelle
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