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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-30-2011, 10:55 PM Thread Starter
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Nero Herding (well kinda)

So we have 2 chickens and Nero has been interested in them so we let them meet and Nero did this.

I have 0 experience with herding but does it look like he has the herding instinct I have been hearing about on these forums?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-30-2011, 11:11 PM
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He does seem to show some instinct for "going to the head" of the chickens, but he will need some training to prevent the little episodes of "chase" he also exhibited.
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-30-2011, 11:30 PM Thread Starter
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Now my next question is how do i get into the sport? He still needs to get better with his OB but after that where do i find clubs or herding organizations?
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I found our herding trainer from my local obedience club- the trainer used to be a member. You can google 'herding training facilities' and 'obedience training club' things like that. Also look on the AKC website for herding trials and go to one. I have to warn you, it's addictive! You'll need to make sure Nero has a consistent 'down' especially at a distance.
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I have to say...those are some calm chickens! Love Nero's's so fluffy!

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