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Introduction to making Starting Your Border Collie on Cattle, Sheep or Ducks

“Starting Your Border Collie on Cattle, Sheep or Ducks” is the 3rd video that Rural Route Videos (RRV) have produced on training Border Collies. Rural Route Videos began with Starting a Border Collie in 1984, Training and Working a Border...

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Life with my first Border Collie, Dan

Dan was actually offered for sale at the Sennybridge livestock yards following the weekly sheep and cattle sale. He had been donated to the Conservative Society fund raising event, an annual event at the sales yard just before Christmas each...

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Learning from my Border Collie, Bess

About 5 dogs later, and about 7 years on, and my emigration to Canada, I bought a 2 month old pup from Jack Knox, a well-known Border Collie handler who was living in Wisconsin at that time. This little bitch...

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Producing my second video – Training and Working a Border Collie

Within a few years, I realized that with the interest in this video I should buy a professional camera and start the whole project again. A professional camera and a professional format would allow me to edit the source footage...

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Understanding how a Border Collie work

5. This is an important part of my video, Starting Your Border Collie on Cattle, Sheep or Ducks. To understand what you should expect from a young Border Collie and also how to end up with a top class working...

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The Goals for your New Sheep Operation

In the past 20 some years, I have been involved with many new shepherds. Quite often, their plans, with their new sheep operation, have been completely unrealistic. Many of these new sheep producers have read about some new sheep management...

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First things first! We’ve had to change our email address.

I’ve often wondered why people change these rather personal symbols of ones electronic make-up and now it has happened to us. We have always been on dial up and with little opportunity of ever having anything faster and so we...

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A Busy Year

A year has passed since I last wrote a News Page for my web site. It has been a very busy year for us but, in reflection, I should have found the time to write up some of our news...

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Another Year of Farming and Videos

It seems as if the past 5 months has been nothing but Sheepdog videos, Border Collie programs and more Border Collies. I’ve had Border Collies coming out of my ears, and yet the 3 young Border Collies......

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World Sheepdog Trials

It's Friday 15th July and Katherine and I have just got back from Ireland and the 2005 World Sheepdog Trials, held at Tullamore. The Irish Trial Committee did a fantastic job producing such an interesting country fair and on the...

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Scott Glen at the ISDS World Trial 2005

Rural Route Videos is proud to be a sponsor for Scott Glen's attempt at the International Sheep Dog Societies (ISDS) World Championship Trial 2005, representing our country of Canada. Scott will be running 2......

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A Really Rather English Summer

After last year's drought and grasshoppers, this year we've had moist and cooler weather. Quite ideal for our farm, a really rather English summer with lots of grass and hay. If it weren’t for the Canadian border......

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Winter is almost over

Winter's almost over. It's April 1st tomorrow and the beginnings of thousands of geese are migrating Northwards in the skies overhead our farm. Soon the sound of the Meadowlarks will greet me as I walk our dogs early each morning....

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Cold weather is here to stay!

It's January and the cold weather is now here to stay for a few months. It's minus 33 with a wind chill of minus 43 this morning and so just right for staying inside and editing the next program. Or...

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