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Old 06-23-2016, 12:45 AM   #11
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Default Re: [ATE] Farming example

Originally Posted by Tallor View Post
My combination of anxiousness and attention span has been limiting in trying to learn about ATE farming, but I'd like to ask -- if the ATE folk had biofuel-powered trucks, would they use them to move goats to other pastures, or is that sort of a waste of resources?
The short answer is probably not. In most cases it will be cheaper/easier to muster the goats to the next pasture. To get the goats onto a truck, loading facilities would be desired.

However large distances, lack of feed/water along the way, animal health issues, defence would all be reasonable reasons for using a vehical. In 3141 if ample fuel existed they might move the nannies by vehical after they give birth so that when they are lactating they are on premium pasture.
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And spending too much time thinking about farming for RPGs
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