He started with six cows and had a herd of 26 by high school.
They must give them clothes, look after their garden, herd their cattle, sheep and goats, build their grain stores and houses.
Mr and Mrs Harries, who farm 180 hectares, have a herd of 300 dairy cows, 180 followers and 120 beef cattle.
Samoyeds were traditionally used to herd reindeer and guard against wolves and bears.
But public service companies like Translink can herd children onto a bus that make them, he said, dangerously overloaded.
Historic parkland in North Yorkshire is now home to some gentle giants of the animal kingdom - a herd of North American bison.
There's variety in the animals and produce and the freedom to focus on the aspects you most enjoy, such as foregoing a big garden in favor of a herd of animals.
Some demonstrators were injured and five reportedly arrested when the police suddenly moved forward to herd people off the roadway.
Don't herd folk into the stinking cities - let our villages and small towns flourish.
The awesome stupidity of the common herd endures and multiplies, in part, because of the bogus trend stories that daily newspapers feed it.