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Infographic: Pick Your Predator Patrol

Choosing the appropriate guardian animal for your farm can be tricky. Use this flow chart to whittle down your choices.

By Karen Briggs, Illustrated by Tom Kimball

Protecting your livestock from predators, like coyotes, foxes and even bears, can be a daunting task. Luckily, there are other animals you can keep on the farm to help. Depending on your protection needs, a guardian dogdonkey or llama can help keep predatory animals away from your flock or herd. Find the best guardian animal for your farm using the flow chart below.

Infographic: Predator Patrol


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just wow, it seems easy when you see the graphic
Leslie, Mulga, AL
Posted: 10/25/2015 11:20:17 AM
Any suggestions for guardians regarding nighttime predators like raccoons and weasels?
Andy, Le noir, NC
Posted: 10/21/2014 2:52:23 PM
Could you yave a donkey and a llama in the same pasture?
Grace N, creston, IA
Posted: 2/27/2014 10:07:45 PM
Awesome infographic! I discovered it just in time to include the link in an ebook on Livestock Guardians. Very informative and helpful.
~Marie at Rural Living Today
Marie, Colville, WA
Posted: 3/15/2013 3:15:19 AM
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