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 […]

February 15, 2016

How to Prepare Your Animals to Work With You

As Temple Grandin notes, “Every time you are working your animals you are training them. You can train them to be easy to handle . . . or you can train them to be difficult.” Here’s how to get the results you want.

June 16, 2014

Temple Grandin’s Response to Analysis of Her Handling Facilities Design

Dr. Temple Grandin shares her thoughts about the Stockmanship Journal’s analysis of her handling facilities design.

June 9, 2014

Good Stockmanship Makes All The Difference

This is the final excerpt in this series. Authors Whit Hibbard and Dr. Lynn Locatelli conclude that investing in training for anyone handling and moving livestock is cheaper and more effective in the long run than trying to create and install expensive handling equipment that doesn’t necessarily do the job.

June 2, 2014

Tubs Vs. BudBoxes: BudBoxes Win!

You don’t need to spend your hard earned cash on fancy facilities. Here Whit Hibbard and Dr. Lynn Locatelli continue their analysis highlighting why inexpensive, easy to use BudBoxes make more sense than high dollar facilities.

May 26, 2014

Straight, Open-Sided Chutes and Squeeze Chutes are Best For Cattle Handling

In Part 4 of their analysis, Whit Hibbard and Dr. Lynn Locattelli describe how these kinds of facilities respond better to animal behavior than those suggested by Dr. Temple Grandin, and why they make your life as a livestock handler easier.

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

Ground-Breaking News

Thanks to stockmanship experts and authors Whit Hibbard and Dr. Lynn Locatelli, On Pasture readers are getting a look at ground-breaking analysis of animal behavior, and will likely shake up some old patterns of thinking.

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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