But I also dog-sat two dogs for a friend: Our dogs lived peacefully side-by-side with our chickens. So will a mixed breed chase and kill chickens? They are bred to be that way so that they will be on alert.
Introducing your GSD to chickens.
Usually an adult dog will just shake it and it will be dead in under a few seconds. The husky sat tentatively on the floor as the cat leaped up on the counter. A black lab slaughtered every duck in the pond and came across the pasture hunting my chickens too.