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Re: favorite breed.

indeed :) ... From: "Dave Apker dave2002ti@... [AHBA]" To: AHBA@yahoogroups.com Sent: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:09:47 PM Subject:
Claudia
Jul 1
#14370
 
14369

Re: favorite breed.

Claudia, I live in VA. Just a little bit of a drive for a large flock trial but a bet the food and the tequila would ahve made the trip worthwhile. Dave Apker
Dave Apker
Jul 1
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14368

Re: favorite breed.

for those interested, this site discusses the most common sheep breeds in the US. The question then becomes why they aren't seen more in herding events.
richter_kuymal
Jul 1
#14368
 
14367

Re: favorite breed.

Dave, you should have been at the large flock trial at Mountainair NM, we used range ewes. Claudia ... From: "Dave Apker dave2002ti@... [AHBA]"
Claudia
Jul 1
#14367
 
14366

Re: favorite breed.

... Maybe I missed something in Herding 101 but isn't the job of an experienced herding dog to assert control over any group sheep and take charge and move the
richter_kuymal
Jul 1
#14366
 
14365

Re: favorite breed.

Maybe I missed something in Herding 101 but isn't the job of an experienced herding dog to assert control over any group sheep and take charge and move the
Dave Apker
Jul 1
#14365
 
14364

Re: favorite breed.

selection within a flock can alter the "average" behavior, just as some lines of dog breeds are rather different from typical members of that breed. As I
richter_kuymal
Jun 30
#14364
 
14360

Re: favorite breed.

I worked and trialed on Jim New's St. Croix sheep and loved them. Wouldn't even mention them in the same sentence with the crazy Barbados I experienced around
Terrasita Cuffie
Jun 29
#14360
 
14361

Re: favorite breed.

I worked and trialed on Jim New's St. Croix sheep and loved them. Wouldn't even mention them in the same sentence with the crazy Barbados I experienced around
Terrasita Cuffie
Jun 29
#14361
 
14359

flocky sheep

Behavior Patterns http://www.infovets.com/books/smrm/A/A070.htm http://www.infovets.com/books/smrm/A/A070.htm Behavior Patterns
richter_kuymal
Jun 29
#14359
 
14358

Re: favorite breed.

Two good articles on hair sheep (peggy Richter) mdsmallruminant http://www.sheepandgoat.com/#!perhapshairsheep/c21gk mdsmallruminant
richter_kuymal
Jun 29
#14358
 
14357

Re: favorite breed.

I know I need to consider the sheep as sheep (stock) I like sheep. I owner horses for over 30 years. The primary reasons for wanting sheep is the herd and keep
Nan and Sandy Sanders
Jun 22
#14357
 
14356

Re: favorite breed.

I concur that livestock are not animated toys for a dog. On the other hand, I can probably count on one hand and have fingers left over for those whose
richter_kuymal
Jun 21
#14356
 
14355

Re: favorite breed.

Ms Marsh, Agree totally. For my experienced collie girl I like mean, nasty and ornery sheep. We enjoy the challenge. A good dog learns when to use their
Dave Apker
Jun 21
#14355
 
14354

Re: favorite breed.

Nan,If you are getting sheep for your dog's "amusement ", don't get sheep.That said, I  know you didn't mean it like it sounded, but we need to be stockmen
donnamarsh
Jun 21
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