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See Low-Stress Livestock Handling In Action

By   /  March 14, 2016  /  1 Comment

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So you’ve read Whit Hibbard’s series on Low-Stress Livestock Handling Process about all the things you need to incorporate in your thinking process when you’re moving animals as you become a better stockman. But until you see someone doing it, it can be hard to imagine what you ought to do.  That’s why Whit shares this video.

Whit starts by reviewing some of the principles and then he shows how those principles are turned into action using examples of moving both sheep (and some cows) through crowd pens and chutes. What I like best about this video is that Whit describes what the stockman is doing as he does it in set ups that many of us are familiar with. You’ll even see them working in a Bud Box.

If you haven’t seen this in action before, you might have a few “Ah ha!” moments.  Enjoy!

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Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she's not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.

1 Comment

  1. Dave Scott says:

    Whit, Chase, and Cooper,
    That is surely a nice demonstration. You can bet we will be applying those principles and your set up to our operation. Thank you very much for sharing this, Dave

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