Atlanta’s airport test using sheep and goats to clear brush

WLTZ 38 | Columbus Georgia Regional News

Tackling the job of trimming grass and weeds around an airport is no small task.

That’s why officials at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport have brought in 100 experts: sheep and goats.

One hundred sheep and a few goats; yards from Hartsfield Jackson’s fifth runway.

It’s a one-week test to see if the sheep can clear brush adjacent to the runways more efficiently and more cheaply than men, machines and herbicide.

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