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Good dog! Using livestock guardian dogs to protect livestock from predators in Australia's extensive grazing systems

Van Bommel, Linda; Johnson, Christopher N.

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Context Wild predators are a serious threat to livestock in Australia. Livestock guardian dogs (LGDs) may be able to reduce or eliminate predation, but their effectiveness in Australian grazing systems has not been systematically evaluated. In particular, little is known about the effectiveness of LGDs in situations where they range freely over large areas in company with large numbers of livestock. Aims We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of LGDs as currently used in Australia and determine...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66275
Source: Wildlife Research
DOI: 10.1071/WR11135

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