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The best flock protection

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by SentryFE, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. SentryFE

    SentryFE Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is the best flock protection you could ask for. This is EVA often refered to as Evil Eva. Do to the fact that she does not like strange animals or strange people. This is how she spends her day just watching over the flock when they are out.
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  2. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mine does that too but he's so fat, he looks like a fat kid chasing a ice cream truck when he runs. Even the hens laugh and point! [​IMG]
     
  3. SentryFE

    SentryFE Out Of The Brooder

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    LOL we have a corgi like that. Eva is 100lbs and not a once of fat.
     
  4. sabianshepherds

    sabianshepherds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Way to go Eva. Chopper is my herding dog, and he's the guardian of the flock. I pretty much live 5 miles from Downtown Cleveland, so there aren't any real predators, maybe a skunk or possum, but having the dogs in the back sure keeps the pest away.
     
  5. SentryFE

    SentryFE Out Of The Brooder

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    Eva is a Giant Schanuzer Herding / working / Gaurd Dog
     
  6. Hnownr

    Hnownr Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Hey, fat kids gotta eat too!
     
  7. NHchicks

    NHchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is so cute! I have a black lab mix that is the same way, only she perches on the deck and surveys the property from there. I suspect she thinks she's a rooster. When the hens come out of the coop doing their laid egg bawk, she runs to the door to go outside to see what's the matter. I doubt the neighbors love hearing her bark, particularly in the evening, we don't let her do it much so that she doesn't bother anyone, but she does an excellent job at critter control.
     
  8. NightingaleJen

    NightingaleJen Out Of The Brooder

    Good dog, Eva! I wonder if certain breeds/types are better at this than others...I know I wouldn't trust my parents' Golden, for instance, but my collie just loves every living critter and would probably let hens sleep on him. Not without supervision, of course, but...
     
  9. edgroger

    edgroger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow eva is such a nice dog [​IMG] But still im surprised to see a big schnauzer.

    Quote:I would love to see a picture of your dog [​IMG] Please post pics!!!
     
  10. JerzeyTransplant

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    Very Nice. I'm trying to get my Lab to just act normal around the coop. One day I would love for her to be "The Guardian".
     

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