Livestock Guard Dogs

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
December 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

Domestic livestock, particularly sheep and goats, are susceptible to predation from various wild and domesticated animals. With the proper instinct and training, livestock guardian dogs can minimize this predation. This publication explains how guardian dogs protect flocks and herds. It also outlines breed selection, training, care, the economics of guardian dogs, and the relevant impacts they can have on ranch enterprises. (8 pages)

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