Subtitled Using Dogs, Donkeys and Llamas to Protect Your Herd. With losses of more then 250,000 sheep annually, keeping a flock safe and sound from coyote and other free-roaming predators is a serious job. A low-cost and highly effective way to protect the herd is with livestock guardian animals. Anyone considering using guardian animal dogs, donkeys and llama to protect sheep, goats and other livestock from predators will benefit from this practical guide to selecting the right breed to suit your needs, establishing a bond between guardian animal and herd and reading tips for training guard animals to do their duties with reliability and efficiency.
Copyright 2007, softcover, 229 pages.