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#1 Jeanne Joy

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 09:44 AM

May be of interest to some. The Department of Interior has been testing ways to implement stockdogs in their management programs for several decades. In 1987, I was honored to be part of their bison project using Australian Shepherds. Here a Border Collie is being used to manage mountain goats and bighorn sheep.

 

 

http://www.lonelypla...ark-ranger-dog/


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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:57 AM

Wow! Thank you for sharing. I really enjoyed perusing this. I love how adopting a BC mix has opened a whole new world of interesting things that I never would have learned about, otherwise.

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 09:00 PM

yes, i  was asked about doing   this  in    BC                                     





#4 Jeanne Joy

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Posted 14 March 2017 - 08:22 AM

No reason why you can't. I was hired by the Department of Interior for their wild bison project:

http://www.lasrocosa...sahistory5.html 


It has been said, "Most of the footprints in the sands of time were made by working shoes." By the side of those footprints are paw prints.

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Posted 14 March 2017 - 10:24 AM

well,    actually, i am ranching fulltime for a living. this was too far away so   iwould be away too long and they couldn 't make my day rate which  i  make dogbreaking cows, or  gathering here.         which  is the extra work i do . but                                                                 sounded interesting                                                       





#6 Jeanne Joy

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Posted 14 March 2017 - 01:02 PM

I can totally relate to that. I was doing contract work during that season of my life, so it worked out well for me. I was blessed to have family minding the home fires.


It has been said, "Most of the footprints in the sands of time were made by working shoes." By the side of those footprints are paw prints.

http://stockdogsavvy.wordpress.com/

#7 Jeanne Joy

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Posted 13 June 2017 - 11:48 AM

Another wild bison encounter (2015):

 

http://fox4kc.com/20...ison-encounter/


It has been said, "Most of the footprints in the sands of time were made by working shoes." By the side of those footprints are paw prints.

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Posted 13 June 2017 - 11:55 AM

Both cases described in that link are accidents caused by extreme stupidity of the visitors involved. How stupid do you have to be to stand 3 to 5 feet from such an animal? You are not living in a disney movie for crying out loud!.

"Milli manns og hests og hunds hangir leyniþráður"


#9 Jeanne Joy

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Posted 13 June 2017 - 11:59 AM

People never seem to learn in spite of repeated warnings.


It has been said, "Most of the footprints in the sands of time were made by working shoes." By the side of those footprints are paw prints.

http://stockdogsavvy.wordpress.com/

#10 Jeanne Joy

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 10:10 AM

Wild Means Wild: https://wildideabuff...ons-on-wildness


It has been said, "Most of the footprints in the sands of time were made by working shoes." By the side of those footprints are paw prints.

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 03:06 PM

That is a scary experience described in that link....

"Milli manns og hests og hunds hangir leyniþráður"


#12 Jeanne Joy

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 12:46 PM

Yes and he lived to tell. Lol!


It has been said, "Most of the footprints in the sands of time were made by working shoes." By the side of those footprints are paw prints.

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