I was watching DH mowing our 4+ acres, and seeing how much grass was left behind (due to rain, he couldn't mow as frequently as he wanted, and the grass was a bit long, approaching hayfield proportions) and I started raking it up for the goats. Hard work, so i started thinking about the old push-style grass sweeper we had as a kid, mentioned it to my dad, and he found one advertised in the local paper. (First he found one on craigslist but someone beat me to it - they are hard to find now b/c they are the latest 'green' product) My dad found one that hooks on the back of our mower - so now the goaties have tons of grass, and i have less work to do, and DH is happy that there are not piles of grass all over his precious lawn. Anyone try this - and should i let it dry, or feed it fresh? And how on earth did people used to store the hay they cut for their animals before baling machines?