Alright, first a bit of background: https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=27704 So, as you can imagine from reading that, my ranch is extremely large. People pay to walk around my "zoo" instead of going to a gym. After all, it's more interesting than a gym, and they get to talk with me as I make my rounds (feeding and cleaning large reptiles). My birds are kept in a shed the size of a large garage. My family paid for it for me as a housewarming gift. Normally, most of the birds find their way back at night. But there are always the birds that gather in groups near my reptile enclosures and try to sleep there. Instead of going back with the wagon to go and find everyone, can I use a herding dog? Oftentimes I can see the the chickens, but then they outrun me and hide. I force my birds to find their food on their own, because I feed them very little. There's loads to eat on my land, anyway. But that's why confining them is not an option. I find that the meat tastes better this way, and they grow just as big. What herding breeds would you recommend? maybe an australian shepherd? I like the looks of them. No suggesting corgis please.