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border collies working sheep on farm

border collies working sheep on farm

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am dog trainer and part time sheep farmer. I also compete in sheepdog trials with my Border Collies in Ireland, UK and Europe. In 2018 I was a member of the Irish Sheepdog team along with my sheepdog partner, Bruce, and we went on to compete in the international sheepdog trial. I also judge sheepdog trials around Europe and the US. The Spring is always a very interesting time of year with the…
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What we’ll do

When you are sheep farming there are always tasks that need doing. depending on the month we're in there are tasks such as bringing in the sheep to pass through at footbath in single file to ensure prevention of foot problems in the sheep, or we might need to catch the odd lame one to administer medicine. in March and April the mothers start to have lambs and continue to do so until the middle of…

What else you should know

ground might be soft underfoot and undulating but not difficult exercise

What to bring

waterproof boots . i may have some spare ones if needed
waterproof jacket or clothing

Where you'll be

you will come to our farm in the heart of Wicklow. it is lovely rolling countryside typical of Wicklow with woodlands and groves around the farm.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

ground might be soft underfoot and undulating but not difficult exercise
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animal encounter
border collies working sheep on farm
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From ₹4,491/person
New experience
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