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Cattle Handling Basics
What you should know about how cattle take in information and how to stay safe around them.
Moving stock in the paddock
This is usually very easy as you use their “mobbing” instinct where they move together for security.
Move a Mob Through A Gateway
Stock used to regular handling like dairy cows will move quietly through a gate in their established social order without problems.
Move Stock Along Lanes
Driving stock that has been regularly handled is easy. Just let them move along at their own pace.
Handling Stock In Yards
Remember that animals remember! They certainly remember bad experiences (fear and pain) from handling in yards.