Are drones destined to replace sheepdogs ?!

The poor ole sheepdog.  Are they destined to be replaced by a sheep herding drone?
Check out this video filmed by Paul Brennan in Carlow, Ireland of a drone doing a very good job of moving sheep from one field to another.  So with the drone herding sheep, what will happen to the poor sheepdog?  Breeds like the Border Collie, Old English Sheepdog, and Welsh Sheepdog will have nothing to do but eat, sleep, play and just look cute. 🙂

Drones are increasing being tested for a variety of uses beyond just as a hobby device to take pictures of your trip to the mountains. 🙂  Search and rescue, agricultural crop inspection, insurance damage evaluation, package delivery, power line inspection, poaching protection, and now animal herding … 🙂