Has anyone trained a dog to protect a free ranging flock of chickens?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by grandpopduck, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. grandpopduck

    grandpopduck New Egg

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    A friend of mine has suggested that I could train a dog [Border Collie?] to protect my chickens and ducks from racoons. Has anyone tried this? Will it work? I have lost about half my flock [10] since March in spite of trapping 18 racoons.
     

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