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Possible Theft Attempt?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Southern by choice, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. Sep 22, 2014
    nanne16

    nanne16 Chillin' with the herd

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    Lowlifes! They need to get a life....not take from those who make an effort to have something!
     
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  2. Sep 23, 2014
    Sumi

    Sumi Herd Master Administrator

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    Short answer: With difficulty. Dogs deter them, as does good fences and being watchful, but it's still a big problem. Our local unemployment figures are around 84% at the moment. When the police gets called out to a livestock theft they shrug and say "It's a pot theft" I.e. the animal/birds were stolen to fed a family, so that makes it o.k. in their book. We've taken to keeping an eye on each other's farms now and alerting each other before phoning the police.
     
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  3. Sep 23, 2014
    MsDeb

    MsDeb Loving the herd life

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    Hope the person he is stealing them from is not you!
     
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  4. Sep 23, 2014
    Sumi

    Sumi Herd Master Administrator

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    Mine are locked up securely at night and our flat is close to the coop, so we can keep an ear out.
     
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  5. Sep 24, 2014
    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master

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    What good dogs! Only a true idiot would try to get past them---and would deserve what they got. it must be un-nerving, knowing there was someone out there in the middle of the night, but a comfort to have the dogs out there doing their jobs. Good dogs!
     
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  6. Sep 24, 2014
    Southern by choice

    Southern by choice Herd Master

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    Here is a pic of some of the pups and mom:) SAM_2777 - Copy.JPG

    from left to right...

    Tiggs (Toli, 6 months) Chunk (MY PERFECT ANGEL BABYLOVE, LOVE OF MY LIFE FOREVER PUP- @5 months) Toby (Wants to be my babylove :lol: @5months) and AMY! AMY is solid and stout and is sometimes referred to as "Psycho Amy" LOL Amy is momma and don't mess with her, anything that is hers, anything she believes is hers, well everything in her line of sight IS hers. LOL

    Chunk is 82lbs and all mine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  7. Sep 24, 2014
    LeviS

    LeviS Ridin' The Range

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    You are so lucky that you have them! In my part of north Dakota, we've been getting every sort with the bakken oil boom. Lots of strange vehicles driving by, when I used to know every vehicle. I don't have a LGD, wish I did though since I don't think my llama would defend against a human but he sure hates canines!
     
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  8. Sep 24, 2014
    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master

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    Southern, that last bit, everything in her line of sight IS hers!! That is so true! In my limited experience with one GP, she thinks EVERYTHING is HERS!

    That is a line up of some beautiful dogs. They are lucky to have you for their Mommy.
     
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  9. Sep 24, 2014
    Southern by choice

    Southern by choice Herd Master

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    @Baymule - I really think you need to add to your signature line.... and a Great Pyrenees that owns it all! :lol:
     
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  10. Sep 24, 2014
    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master

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    We closed on the house and 8 acres yesterday, will have to change my tag line anyway!
     
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