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Predator Control for Sustainable & Organic Livestock Production



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By NCAT Staff

Published: 2002

Updated: 2002

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16 pages


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Introduction

This publication examines how to identify livestock predators and how to control them. Many species of animals can be classified as predators, but coyotes and dogs account for more than three-quarters of all livestock lost to predators. This publication focuses primarily on the control of coyotes and dogs through management practices, such as fencing and secure areas, and the use of guard animals, such as dogs, donkeys, and llamas.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Identifying Predator Attacks
Management Techniques to Minimize Predator Losses
Guard Animals
References
Further Resources
Appendix: Disposal of Dead Livestock

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