Training Dogs Around Poultry

Training Dogs Around Poultry
By Ashley Haffey – You see the silky feathers slinking in the shadows just outside the pen. Your guts plunge to the bottom of your stomach because you know the chickens are out, and your dog is too. By the time you scream “No!” there’s a squawk and scuffle and he’s shaking a hen violently at the neck. Anger fills your bones and sadness tears at your heart; another hen has met her untimely death with your untrained dog. But is there a way to prevent this? There is, according to The Dog Expert, Carolyn Georgariou (www.thedogXpert.com). All Farms Should Have a Dog Georgariou firmly believes that all farms should have a dog. “I cannot image a more valuable asset on a farm than a dog. Dogs can perform multiple tasks: protection, watching over the flock, keeping foxes out of the henhouse, and herding livestock. They will do all these things

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