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SMS204 - Low-Stress Cattle Handling: Pen Checking

SMS204 - Low-Stress Cattle Handling: Pen Checking

20 mins


This course discusses the importance of using low-stress cattle handling techniques during pen checking as a strategy to prevent accidents and improve cattle performance.

The objectives of this course are to: 

  • Learn how to move within a pen while examining cattle in such a way that cattle learn to work for the handler in a low stress manner that makes them subsequently easier to handle. 

  • Understand how applying basic low-stress practices makes examination and detection of sick cattle more thorough.

  • Identify and overcome some challenges when checking pens of cattle.


Feedyard, ALL


Livestock, ALL

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