In this episode of Voices from the Field, Linda Coffey, a Livestock Specialist with NCAT’s Southeast Regional Office in Fayetteville, Arkansas, talks with Janet Vorwald Dohner, a farmer and noted expert on livestock guardian animals.
The author of four books, Jan brings more than 40 years of experience and a wealth of research and knowledge to the conversation in hopes of helping people succeed with the wonderful dogs that serve as livestock guardians. She talks about the history and traits of livestock guardian dogs and how to find and manage them. She also explains how to handle some common problems experienced by dog owners and talks about how to set up our dogs for success.
Related ATTRA Resources:
Jan Dohner website
Food Animal Concerns Trust webinars:
- Livestock Guardian Animal Overview—Llamas, Donkey, and Dogs: October 18, 2018
- A Deeper Dive into Livestock Guardian Dogs: November 1, 2018
- Troubleshooting Livestock Guardian Dog Behaviors: November 15, 2018
- Predator Protection for Poultry: January 7, 2019
- Predator Protection of Livestock: January 14, 2019
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Resources:
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Facebook page
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