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Spatial associations of livestock guardian dogs and domestic sheep

Livestock guardian dogs (Canis lupus familiaris; LGDs) have been used for centuries to protect livestock, primarily domestic sheep (Ovis aries), from depredation by large carnivores. While previous studies have shown their efficacy, the mechanisms in which LGDs protect livestock have … read more

Adaptive use of Nonlethal Strategies for Minimizing Wolf–Sheep Conflict in Idaho

Worldwide, native predators are killed to protect livestock, an action that can undermine wildlife conservation efforts and create conflicts among stakeholders. An ongoing example is occurring in the western United States, where wolves (Canis lupus) were eradicated by the 1930s … read more

Government Data Confirm That Wolves Have A Negligible Effect On U.S. Cattle & Sheep Industries – Hsus Wolf-livestock Report

In the United States, data show that wolves (Canis lupus, Canis lupus baileiy and Canis rufus) kill few cattle and sheep. Livestock predation data collected by various governmental bodies differ significantly, however. The most recent data published by the U.S. … read more

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