Faced with the threat of the wolf, the Walloon shepherds are starting to think of “protection dogs”

After the last massacre of about twenty sheep in Nassogne, many breeders think that it is necessary to go beyond the electric fences.

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Journalist of the Walloon cell

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Lhe massacre of sheep perpetrated by a wolf in a nature reserve in Nassogne in mid-May once again raises many concerns among sheep breeders in Wallonia, whether they are professional or complementary breeders. And the question of “getting equipped” with protection dogs, different from the border collie’s sheepdogs, is turning more and more often in their heads. For now, according to a Facebook group specifically created on this subject, there would be around 35 guard dogs for 25 Walloon breeders.

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