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Livestock guarding dogs: their current use world wide

@inproceedings{Rigg2001LivestockGD,
  title={Livestock guarding dogs: their current use world wide},
  author={Robin Rigg},
  year={2001}
}
  • R. Rigg
  • Published 2001
  • Environmental Science
Robin Rigg is currently a postgraduate research student on the project Protection of Livestock and the Conservation of Large Carnivores in Slovakia, which he co-authored and launched in 2000. His research is focussed on the use of livestock guarding dogs to reduce predation on sheep and goats and a study of wolf and bear feeding ecology in the Western Carpathi ans. He has been working on a variety of other wolf and forest conservation projects in Slovakia since 1996. Livestock guarding dogs… 

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