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    Jul 30, 2014

    Why I Prefer Moving Cattle With A Horse Rather Than An ATV 3

    The rise in use of all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and side-by-sides – and less reliance on horses – to work cattle, helped force producers to focus on improving cattle disposition....More
  • Sep 23, 2013

    Temple Grandin Shares Top Cattle Handling Tips 1

    Animal welfare and proper animal handling is at the forefront of consumers’ minds; and no one has been more at the forefront of the animal welfare and handling wave than Temple Grandin....More
  • Jun 6, 2013

    Feeder Responds Positively To Tyson FarmCheck™ Audits 3

    Last fall, you may have read about Tyson Foods' announcement of a new audit program, called Tyson FarmCheck™, that aims to ensure responsible on-farm treatment of animals. This multi-species program will include an animal welfare and handling audit at the feedlot level....More
  • Jun 12, 2012

    Feedyard Safety Must Be A Day-In, Day-Out Practice 1

    Feedyard safety is much more than just being in compliance with OSHA regulations. For it to truly be successful in reducing accidents, it needs to be a day-in, day-out part of the culture....More
  • May 31, 2012

    Tom Noffsinger On Low-Stress Cattle Handling 1

    Tom Noffsinger, Benkelman, NE, is a consulting feedyard veterinarian best known for his passion and enthusiasm for working with reedyards and ranches on low stress cattle handling. More and more feedyards and ranches are incorporating this philosophy and production practice into their daily operations, to the benefit of both the cattle and the cowboys. Here, Noffsinger talks about the idea behind low stress cattle handling and what the handler is trying to accomplish....More
  • Oct 1, 2011

    Independent, Third-Party Assessments Help Gauge The Job You’re Doing In Animal Handling

    I recently attended a meeting of the Academy of Veterinary Consultants, a national organization of veterinarians whose practice focus is beef cattle. One of the topics presented at this meeting dealt with how veterinarians can become more involved in the welfare of cattle....More
  • Feb 7, 2011

    NCBA Video: Redefining Animal Welfare

    BEEF magazine editors Amanda Radke and Jamie May asked producers to define the term "animal welfare" at the Cattle Industrys Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Denver...More

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