The numbers are in from a yearlong experiment pitting 18 inexperienced young livestock guardian dogs and their handlers against native sheep and goat predators ranging over thousands of acres in west Texas.
“Predation is and always has been one of the most significant problems in the sheep and goat industry in Texas,” said Dr. Reid Redden, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state sheep and goat specialist. “The problem is getting worse.”
All access premium subscription
This content requires a subscription to Feedstuffs in order to access. If you are a paid subscriber, use your email and password to Log In now.
Current Feedstuffs Subscribers: Online and mobile access are now included at no charge to you. To read this article, use your subscriber email and password to log-in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account.)
Not Currently a Subscriber: Subscribe NOW to Feedstuffs and receive our print and/or digital publications, enewsletters and premium online content. Visit Feedstuffs.com and click on Subscribe at the top of the page for more information.
SUBSCRIBE NOW https://circulation.feedstuffs.com/Publications.aspx
TO RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION https://circulation.feedstuffs.com/SubscriptionOffers.aspx