fpbear Posted June 20, 2007 Report Share Posted June 20, 2007 I woke up in the middle of the night to our Dalmatian barking and as I walked out, spotted a coyote chasing the sheep around our 1 acre back yard. The sheep are excellent runners as they perfected this skill playing around all the time. The coyote ran away when it looked me in the eyes and the sheep are OK. We have 3 Dorsets, about 5 months old, which are starting to get large. We have an excellent perimeter fence with razor wire on top so I'm not sure how the coyotes got through. I am reading about coyotes and sheep predation. The articles say that the coyotes are small dogs, only about 35lbs so they go after small lambs. After the Dorsets reach a certain age and get much bigger than the coyotes, do I still need to worry about these predators? I cannot get an electric fence at this time but I am thinking of spreading some wolf urine on the property to keep the coyotes away. Although I am not sure if this urine will also scare our two dogs, the Dalmatian and our new Border Collie puppy (which is indoors crate training but we take it outside sometimes). Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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