Kelpie v Collie (1) Sheepdog Training Comparison

Page 1 of 14 Which will prove easier to train, and which will make the better sheepdog in the end, Australian Kelpie Red or Border Collie Mossie? Working Kelpie sheepdogs are now in common use throughout the UK and there’s a healthy debate over which makes the best sheepdog. To shed some light on the… Continue reading Kelpie v Collie (1) Sheepdog Training Comparison

Wonder Dog Kay!

Kay was just amazing during our sheepdog training course yesterday I’ve trained quite a number of sheepdogs over the years, and sometimes, I think I’ve seen just about everything but Kay was just amazing during our sheepdog training course yesterday. Not only did she work all day with just an hour for lunch but for… Continue reading Wonder Dog Kay!

Sheep Shearing By Numbers.

Last week I had my first attempt at shearing sheep. I’ve watched sheep being sheared many times before but never actually had a go. I invested in some good quality Hauptner electric shears last year, with the intention of doing our own shearing in 2010. As you can imagine, sheep which are kept primarily to… Continue reading Sheep Shearing By Numbers.