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.
Many a dog lover has watched a good Border Collie at work and gone home with a passion for herding. But if you haven't grown up with working stockdogs, training one for the first time can seem daunting. While no book can replace experience as a way to master the nuances of handling livestock, with … Continue reading Stockdog Savvy
Thinking about getting some chicks this spring? It's not too early to start considering what kind you'd like to keep—you may even be able to reserve some at your hatchery. For those of you who still haven't quite decided on the right breeds to keep, this chick selector tool from Murray McMurray Hatchery can be … Continue reading Murray McMurray Chick Selector
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