training

  1. ohiogoatgirl

    In field milking

    Has anyone trained their animals to stand for milking in the field? It's common pastoral painting for a cow to be simply tied to the post and milk there in the pasture. I've milked goats for years and milked one of my sheep one year. Going to be visiting a friend who has dexter cows about...
  2. Coolbreeze89

    8 month old pyr/toli pups

    Hello, all! I’ve been reading through the many threads, and very much appreciate everyone’s insight and experienced guidance. I would appreciate some direction. I have a 3yr old pyr/toli male, Baba, who is very protective of his domain, but not particularly bonded to my Nigerian dwarf...
  3. A

    New to horses, New job!

    Hi all, I just got a job mucking out stables in exchange for riding/horsemanship lessons. I lived in the city up until about 3 years ago, so although I have EXTENSIVE experience training and working with dogs, cats, and rabbits, ( I worked as a trainer in an animal shelter), I have zero...
  4. Angeliki Manouselis

    Here we go...

    Gosh, I love this site already! I received so much great information in my first post while searching for LGDs in Florida. I had not found an adult dog to take in that would protect my chickens duck and goats, I reached out to several rescues and groups but to n avail. So I have made the...
  5. P

    Ground work

    Ground work is very important to do and I figured we could learn a thing or two from each other. I'm going to write an article on it in the future too for deep exploration.
  6. Southern by choice

    The "Pups" Learning Teamwork!

    I was able to grab a few photos today - of course it is with a phone :rolleyes: so slow and not great but thought I would share a bit about teams/packs. Beautiful day here today! Goats happy, chickens happy, dogs happy, Momma happy! ;) Neighbors had some family in- we can't see them or really...
  7. BlessedWithGoats

    How to move forward with training

    Hello! I have an almost 2 year old Great Pyrenees/Anatolian Shepherd mix that I am hoping you can give me advice on. :) First I must say, I've made a mistake by not getting him in with the stock asap. :( But I have faith in him, that he can be trustworthy with the goats in the future, my...
  8. Beekissed

    The Education of Ben

    *******Warning: Thread may contain graphic pics of blood, innards, dead animals, etc., as we live on and work a homestead, on which this pup's job is integral. If this offends you, you might want to leave the thread now. ****** Thought I'd move my training of our 2.5 mo. old LGD pup over to a...
  9. Southern by choice

    Southern by Choice's Teaching Moments- Indoor LGD! Badger

    I decided to start this thread based on the many calls and e-mails we get on "how to" work with pups, started pups, adults etc. As things come to mind I will post the scenario's. I also thought it beneficial to share the moments we have on our farm with our pups in training. Some posts may be...
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