Herd (disambiguation)

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A herd is a large group of animals.

Herd may also refer to:


  • Bachelor herd, gatherings of juvenile male animals who are still sexually immature
  • Herding, the act of bringing individual animals together into a group
  • Herding dog, dog that either has been trained in herding or that is a member of a breed developed for herding


  • Crowd control, herding of people
  • Herd behavior, situations in which a group of individuals react coherently without there being any co-ordination between them
  • Herding instinct, social tendency in humans to identify with and model many behaviors and beliefs after a larger group of individuals with whom they identify
  • Sheepdog trial, competitive sport involving dogs working herds of sheep


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