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The Secret Inside a Shepherd’s Bag

by Sam Dunham

Have you ever wondered what an Abruzzese may keep in his bag?   Leone, a and farmer in revealed what he keeps – , apparently it is the way to a ’s heart!

His flock of 17 sheep and 12 goats are strictly kept for meat rather than for and he doesn’t have a dog, rather he uses the treat of a little piece of bread to goad and coax any wary or lagging sheep to catch up with the flock as they set off for grazing behind Introdacqua’s 12th century watchtower.


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