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Dr. Temple Grandin: A Presentation to Algoma Farmers

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Quattro Hotel

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Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 4Z2

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** PLEASE NOTE ** Tickets available at the door - or on-line until Saturday at 6 p.m.

The Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN) together with the Algoma Cattlemen’s Association and the Algoma Autism Foundation are pleased to announce an a presentation to Algoma farmers featuring Dr. Temple Grandin on January 24, 2015.

Temple will discuss how good animal handling practices improve productivity and animal welfare. Topics will cover cattle behavior principles during handling and the importance of measuring animal handling.

Dr. Temple Grandin is an American professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University and a leading expert in the field of cattle handling, pen design, and autism education. Dr. Grandin has spoken around the world, sharing insights into the world of animal behavior, evaluation and consultation of correct animal handling, and is an advocate for the proper respect of animals for cattle management. Dr. Grandin’ designs for her innovative stockyards, lairages, corrals, races, chutes, and loading ramps are currently in use in over half of the beef plants in the United States. She has also developed an objective scoring system for assessing the handling of pigs and cattle at meat plants.

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