This is my first time posting, but I am a long time reader - so thank you all, you've helped me already. But now I have a specific Q I need help with. I had 21 chickens when there was a dog attack that took 18. I realized then that my double fenced run, and sturdy coop, may not be enough to protect them. A month ago I searched and found a 20 month old Great Pyrenees who was raised around MANY chickens, ducks, and other fowl. She was lacking basic training like; sit, down, off, etc. She has been learning fairly quickly and stopped jumping on me, and sitting on command. I have been keeping her on a leash when I let the chickens free range. She doesn't pay much attention to them. I have been trying to gradually take her off her yard leash during the day so she can be free within the fenced in area. However the last two times I took her off her yard leash and I turned my back she would chase the chickens. No one has been hurt of killed. I have always been close enough to stop her. I have scolded her both times, but I don't know what to do. Is this dog still salvageable? Or should I let her go and try with a new one? I have 20 new chicks coming this saturday and I would hate for any of them to be hurt. Any help is appreciated.