February 3, 2020

Easy Techniques for Turning Cattle and Moving Them Out of Corners

If you want to develop your stockmanship skills, you’re in the right place. Thanks to the talents and contributions of Whit Hibbard, there’s a whole library at your fingertips. Today, Whit shows how easy it can be to head cattle where you went them to go by simply changing your own direction. (Some of these […]

January 27, 2020

Tips for Low-Stress Cattle Gathering and Driving

If you want to develop your stockmanship skills, you’re in the right place. Thanks to the talents and contributions of Whit Hibbard, there’s a whole library at your fingertips. Today, we’re adding more with some summaries of his instructions, along with videos illustrating his points. (Some of these were taken on horseback, so you’ll notice […]

September 17, 2018

Improve Your Stockmanship by Understanding the Flight Zone

We’ve all seen those diagrams of the flight zone. But sometimes seeing a group of animals demonstrate how it works is a lot more helpful. That’s what this video does for us. Yes, it is sheep, but the same principles hold when you’re working with cattle. Though I mostly work with cattle, I like this […]

March 1, 2018

Hand ‘n Hand Livestock Solutions Stockmanship School

Join us for a “Bud Williams” Proper Stockmanship School near Gaviota, California March 1-3, 2018.

February 12, 2018

Hand ‘n Hand Livestock Solutions Stockmanship and Marketing School

Join us for a “Bud Williams” Proper Stockmanship and Livestock Marketing school in Springfield, Missouri February 12-14, 2018.

July 3, 2017

Will Temple Grandin’s Handling Facilities Work For You?

We think this series of articles from the Stockmanship Journal is especially important to our readers because it is the first time that anyone has tried to apply science to find out if the handling facilities as designed by Dr. Temple Grandin work well for farmers and ranchers. If you’re taking a break from the […]

June 19, 2017

How to Drive Livestock Using Low-Stress Handling Techniques

Driving is one of the most common interactions we have with our livestock. Here’s how to make that less stressful for everyone involved.

May 19, 2014

Ditch Those Curved Facilities and Tubs – They Don’t Make Livestock Handling Easier

Dr. Temple Grandin designed livestock handling facilities with curves and solid sided tubs to keep livestock moving forward without fear. But analysis by Whit Hibbard and Dr. Lynn Locatelli shows that livestock don’t respond well in these facilities. Here’s Part 3 of their analysis.

May 12, 2014

Get Rid of Solid-Sided Handling Facilities

Dr. Temple Grandin designed livestock handling facilities with solid sides based on her theory that they prevent animals from seeing outside distractions. In this part of their analysis of these kinds of handling facilities, Hibbard and Locatelli demonstrate how animals move much more easily through open-sided facilities.

May 5, 2014

Will Temple Grandin’s Handling Facilities Work for You?

Do you think you need a new cattle handling facility? Are you trying to figure out what will work best for you? Here’s an analysis of the Grandin system and how it matches animal behavior in action.

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