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Turning Your Herd – How To Guide Them Once You’ve Got Them Moving

By   /  February 25, 2019  /  Behavior, Livestock  /  No Comments

Here’s another in Whit Hibbard’s series on Low-Stress Livestock Handling. Earlier this year Tom Krawiec wrote about how he used these techniques to save his ranch $2400. Whit is following up with the information you need to build your own skills. Check out our Special Collection of Whit’s articles to see everything in the series. […]

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Driving Your Herd – Better Techniques to Get Where You’re Going

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  Behavior, Livestock  /  1 Comment

Last week Tom Krawiec wrote about how much money he saved simply by using low-stress handling to drive his cattle. Since folks wanted to learn more, Whit is sharing this article on the low-stress handling techniques that made Tom’s cattle drive possible. Just about everything we do with our cattle comes down to driving them […]

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Low-Stress Livestock Handling – Starting Herd Movement For a Successful Drive

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  Behavior, Livestock  /  1 Comment

For the past few years, Whit Hibbard has been sharing a series of articles on Low-Stress Livestock Handling (LSLH). We’ve gathered these articles as one of our Special Collections so you can see them all. Stay tuned as we’ll be sharing a number of new articles in upcoming issues of On Pasture. Driving—the active process […]

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BudBoxes Work Better Than Tub Systems

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

This is Part 2 of a series by Whit Hibbard that we published in 2017. Part 1 busted the myth that distractions cause animals to balk in handling systems.  In this article he address which handling systems work best. When asked about the differences between tubs and BudBoxes, Temple Grandin claims that BudBoxes are skill […]

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How to Guide and Turn Cattle When Driving Them

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  Beef Cattle, Behavior, Livestock  /  1 Comment

Here’s another step in Whit Hibbard’s series on good stockmanship using techniques developed by Bud Williams. You can see all the parts in the series here. For this article, you’ll especially want to refresh your memory by looking at “The Moves You Need to Know for Low-Stress Livestock Handling,” “Low-Stress Livestock Handling Dance Steps,” and […]

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