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Livestock Guardian Dog (LGD) & Herding / Working Dog Breeds Listing

Discussion in 'Livestock Guardians' started by elevan, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. Oct 4, 2011
    elevan

    elevan Critter Addict ♥ Moderator Moderator

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    Breed List of Livestock Guardian Dogs:
    Herding / Working Dog Breeds
     
  2. Oct 4, 2011
    77Herford

    77Herford The Farm Zookeeper

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    Several of these dogs aren't recognized breeds. I know dogs pretty well and I haven't heard of many of these breeds. I don't know if all these would be good for protecting ones herds, some would be good for herding.
     
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    elevan

    elevan Critter Addict ♥ Moderator Moderator

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    There are breeds on that list that are very common in other countries. Remember that the forum is an international one :)
     
  4. Oct 13, 2011
    Sunny & the 5 egg layers

    Sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun with beasties

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    How about Border Collies and Australian Sheperds?
     
  5. Oct 13, 2011
    Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Ridin' The Range

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    I think those are more of a herding dog only, not a guardian for livestock :) That is most likely the reason they are not listed.
     
  6. Oct 14, 2011
    elevan

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    Correct - this list is purely guardian dogs.

    I suppose at some point we may want to add farm working dogs as a list and point of discussion.
     
  7. Oct 15, 2011
    77Herford

    77Herford The Farm Zookeeper

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    A new list for you Elevan...:gig
    :hugs
     
  8. Oct 15, 2011
    elevan

    elevan Critter Addict ♥ Moderator Moderator

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    Considering the line of work that I used to do, lists are easy. What am I finding a little harder? Getting volunteers to build breed pages ;)

    I need volunteers to build LGD breed pages, if anyone is interested please let me know via PM. Thanks!
     
  9. Oct 15, 2011
    Ms. Research

    Ms. Research Herd Nerd On A Mission

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    Excuse me 77. (Waiting for the giggles to stop)

    Don't YOU have new puppies? And what are they doing right now other than peeing your your lambs heads?

    Why don't you volunteer?

    (cricket sound)

    :)
     
  10. Oct 17, 2011
    77Herford

    77Herford The Farm Zookeeper

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    Well aren't we brave to say that... Oh I don't do anything, I just lay around all day on my Full Scale farm. Maybe Ms. Research could chip in with her three bunnies.

    Silence
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