huntaway


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huntaway

(ˈhʌntəˌweɪ)
n
(Agriculture) NZ a dog trained to drive sheep at a long distance from the shepherd
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* CAUGHT: Dublin bound stowaways discovered by officers stationed in Calais, northern France, using Ben, left, a three-year-old Huntaway Cross body detection dog, as they checked vehicles bound for Dover
The four-year-old New Zealand huntaway has been stolen from Watling Street Farm in Lilbourne, near Rugby, leaving Mr Atkin without any help to bring in his 600-strong flock.
In recent years fanners have brought in dogs from Australia, namely the kelpie, and also the huntaway from New Zealand.
** Huntaway 2013 Limited Edition Reserve Sauvignon Blanc (Marlborough, New Zealand; $ 1 8) Pleasingly pungent grapefruit zest and crushed-leaf aromas lead to a dry, minerally palate of lively citrus fruit and white pepper spice.
RAMBO is a five year old Collie cross Huntaway who is friendly and loving, but he can get slightly overexcited.
For instance Mickey, a 10-year-old Huntaway sheepdog, was run over by a tractor and couldn't work on a farm with a dislocated hip.
The man's identity and the nature of his involvement has not been established although last night one facebook post suggested the ewe was being rounded up - and the German Shepherd-looking dog was a huntaway which is often used in New Zealand for sheep herding tasks.
The rare four-year-old New Zealand Huntaway was stolen by raiders from Watling Street Farm in Lilbourne, near Rugby, leaving Mr Atkin without any help to bring in his 600-strong flock.
When European settlers in the New World and other outposts began creating new varieties around the 18th century, they were not exercising their fancy but blending the structure and behavior of existing breeds to suit new conditions: thus the Newfoundland and Chesapeake Bay retrievers and such distinctively British legacies as the Rhodesian Ridgeback and the New Zealand Huntaway. Folk breeders paid no attention to borders.
A 20th Century Fox release (in Australia and New Zealand) of a Gaylene Preston Prods., Huntaway Prods.