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  1. Help! Border collies terrorizing horses and chickens

    Working and Companion Animals
    Hi everyone, I have two 8 month old border collies who, whenever they are let out, either run straight to the chicken coop or beeline to the horse pasture, and nearly give the animals heart attacks! They jump up and bang against the mesh wire on our chicken coop, run circles around it barking...
  2. Need a farm dog

    Working and Companion Animals
    We're buying a little farmhouse and plan on getting a good old farm dog. Eventually we hope to have chickens and goats and I want a dog that will protect and watch out for the animals and my children. We hope to get a puppy this fall but not getting livestock until next spring. Wil he be too old...
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