Sheep are herded by a drone.YouTube

The common sheepdog may soon find himself out of a job. A farmer in Carlow has found a new way to round up a herd of sheep -- the drone.

Declan Brennan used a drone to move a hundred sheep from one field to another, reports  Video footage from Paul Brennan indicates the new technology worked remarkably well. 

Watch “Shep, the world’s first drone sheepdog” at work in this dizzying video: