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The Livestock Conservancy has a very helpful and accurate chart to assist new poultry keepers in choosing the best breed for their circumstances.
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Exactly what the title suggests—an introduction, concise and clear enough for a reader with no prior experience with animals.
Despite years of breeding for conformation, the herding instinct still lies dormant in some Collies.
The Bouvier des Flandres is best known for herding cattle, but he is quite suitable for working sheep and poultry.