Guard animals for livestock protection: existing and potential use in Australia
Wild dogs, foxes and domestic dogs cause major losses to the Australian livestock industry each year. These losses fall into several categories:
- livestock killed or maimed
- production losses
- predator control costs and
- social impacts.
This review discusses livestock losses in Australia and provides information and case studies for the following livestock guarding animals (LGAs):
- llamas and
in the protection of:
- goats and
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