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Bud Williams Stockmanship
Eunice Williams
1519 E Erie St, Apt #206
Springfield, MO 65804
417-719-4910
eunice@stockmanship.com

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Circle a Threat

Question: Bud mentioned on several occasions the animal’s desire to circle. Does this occur mainly when the animal is confined or feels unable to escape or would it occur in wide open spaces as well ? Answer: An animal will circle anything it feels uneasy about.  In this way, it

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Pup to Young?

Dear Eunice  … He is ten months now, has lived in the calf barn all his life [previously Jake told me that he and the kids often played with the pup and he was well socialized] but I never let him get away on me to chase them, he sniffed

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Sensitive Border Collie

Question:    I’ve been training a rider this summer who’s obtained a border collie female that’s less than a year old. The ranch he’s riding for breeds their own and gave him this one which was previously sold at 10-12 weeks old to a ranch that brought it back. They said

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Wally Olson Marketing Schools

Wally’s next Marketing Schools will be: November 10-13, 2020 in Claremore, OK. Click here for more information and here for the registration form. January 12-15, 2021 in Claremore, OK. Click here for more information and here for the registration form. February 23-26, 2021 in Claremore, OK. Click here for more

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6-Year Old Problem Horse

Question:  We have a 6 year old gelding that we bought 2 years ago, he had about a dozen rides on him. He had some issues, my daughter was working with him and he blew up, hurt her a little and himself more. He healed up from that and then

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“Pushing Your Dog”

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about what Bud meant when he said to “push you dog” and how to go about teaching them to be handled this way. One of the problems is that the word “push” means many different things to livestock people. A dog with a

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Dog Just Working Movement

Question:  I have a question for you.  I have been reading some of the past correspondence with you and Bud.  One of the things Bud said about the dogs was they needed to work the stock and not the motion.  What exactly does that mean?  It would seem, at least

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Dog too Aggressive

Question:  My current border collie has bite and uses it too aggressively at times.  She bites and hangs on to my sheep and goats instead of just nipping them when needed.  She will run alongside an animal to turn it and grab its front leg.  Sometimes dragging it down.  She

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Know Yourself

What a pleasure it was to talk to Erik Tucker (Colorado) on the phone yesterday. He was full of good news and enthusiasm, a big difference from the doom and gloom I’ve been hearing from all sides lately. I asked if he would put some of his good thoughts in

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