How to Train a Dog to Protect Backyard Chickens
Yes, you can train your dog not only to live safely with your chickens but even to protect them! Here's a step-by-step explanation of how I taught my dog to be a chicken guardian.
The use of guard llamas is relatively new, so strategies are still changing. Early on, it was thought that castrated male llamas made the best guards. Now, however, it is commonly accepted that unbred female llamas, being less aggressive, are better guard llamas.