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Low Stress Livestock Handling Training

Start date: 30-05-2020

End date: 30-05-2020

Duration: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Organised by: 3LM - Savory Network

Location:

Category:

  • Livestock

Cost

Cost: GBP 275

Description

Learn to see the world the way a cow does, so you can be safe and stress-free in handling them. 

Educator Miriam Parker was trained by the originators, Bud Williams and Temple Grandin, and was awarded an MBE for services in farming in 2006.

Tangible Outcomes:

The course involves classroom sessions, as well as outdoor exercises with livestock. For this reason, the course can only be offered during warmer weather, with a maximum of 12 participants. This 5 minute video, An introduction to cattle handling systems with Miriam Parker, introduces you to the topic.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Being a Cow: natural cattle behaviour.
  • Cows & the Unfamiliar: Examine how to work with the animal’s natural behaviour.
  • Find the flight zone: identify behaviour when ‘pressure’ is applied.
  • Market Facilities: keys to handling system design.
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