Ah, he gets it now
Here he's showing the same thing that Lee showed me - eyeing the lead duck and staying out wide in order to stop forward movement, and it worked
Now, the nice walk up - isn't that just pretty as a picture?
Staying out wide. He's stopped them and turned them, now he'll push them the other way
Biding his time but not taking his eyes off them
Look at how nice and outside he is, not following right up their butts. He is already showing nice eye and even a little rate from time to time
Another nice walk into them to get the moving after he accidently stopped them. This would be exceptional in a green Started dog, let alone a first time, 6 week old pup
Still holding the outside eye
He broke it, now he has to fix it. And, he does. He figured out quickly that if he came in on the fence, they'd lift off it but he also came in too straight and hard, thus causing a split of sorts. All part of the learning process
Like Lee, he's got the lead duck in his sights
Nicely done! He waited until they were all back together again, didn't push or rush them. Did I mention that he's 6 weeks old and this is his first time on stock?