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Susan Boyd on ranching with dogs on arid land

Susan Boyd is a Working Aussie Souce member with amazing photos and a recent video clip that led to this article. WAS:Can you tell us about your operation? My husband Curt and I purchased and established Boyd Ranch, LLC in 2004. It is situated on 25,000 acres and is located in Central NM about 75 miles SE of Albuquerque. The headquarters are in the old ghost town of Chupadera, NM. Over 100 years ago this town was a hopping little…

New breeder approval process

We’ve had a lot more applications where working ability wasn’t completely apparent and have had to reject people based on the way their website came across or what not. Since it is so difficult to vet from afar,  it was suggested by our advisory committee that we go to a new system, and we always listen to our advisory committee! As of this posting, new Working Aussie Source breeder members must: Have a referral WAS breeder to vouch for you,…

Lane’s – Cooch x Bell

BREEDER: Lane’s Stockdogs LOCATION: Colorado WHELP DATE: Sept 27, 2017 Sire: Lane’s Mity Cochise (Colorado’s Mighty Bluedigger X Pincie Creek High Society) Dam: Lane’s Liberty Bell (Lane’s Buck X Pincie Creek Fancy Pants STDcs) Puppies: 5 – 1 Blue Merle Male, 1 Black Male, 1 Red Male, 1 Red Female, 1 Red Merle Female

Dusty x Star – LB’s Aussies

BREEDER: LB     Location: Tennessee Lister: Leah and Ben Brawner Whelp Date: Jan 5, 2018 Sire: Cut’n Loose Rusty Spurs (Cut’n Loose Hondo x Bergert’s Coda Denim) Dam:  Isa’s Wish On a Shining Star (Slash V Shining Tide x Taycins Mckays Hart Blue Isa) Puppies: 2 Blue Merle Males

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