SMS204 - Low-Stress Cattle Handling: Pen Checking
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.