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“We all want control of our cattle - we don't step outside in the morning looking for a wreck. Yet working with cattle can commonly deteriorate into an exercise of force and fear to get them to do what we want. Once animals are upset - afraid or mad - then getting the job done in a safe, efficient and stress free manner is virtually impossible. Once the cattle are in this state the people handling them aren't far behind. "Then everyone is having fun." The majority of cattle handling problems stem from instinctive human behaviours. It is imperative that producers become aware of these tendencies around livestock so they can avoid the unintended consequences of their actions. Once people are aware of and in control of their counterproductive instinctive human behaviours then they are ready to learn a new set of cattle handling skills that will enable them to get the job done in a calm, controlled, safe and efficient manner.” - Dylan Biggs

Whether it's calving, branding, turning out or pulling bulls, weaning, treating animals or simply moving them to fresh pasture, cattle handling can be stressful and hectic. If you would like to learn a stress-free way to handle your cattle that will make these jobs easy and trouble free, plan to attend Dylan's powerful, hands-on workshop.

Learn a stress-free way to handle your cattle!

Topics covered:

  • Herd movement for success
  • Positioning and human impulse, asset or liability?
  • Getting control of direction and speed
  • Going through gates
  • Dealing with obstacles
  • Getting into the corral
  • Sorting in alleys and pens
  • Working singles in a pasture
  • Moving cowcalf pairs
  • Eliminating run backs
  • Processing, loading and scales
  • Settling after a move
  • What to expect at home

When:
August 9, 2017

Where:
Champion Hall, Champion, AB and Field Site

Cost:
$90/FFGA members*, $100/non-members, $75/students*
*Foothills Forage membership is $30/operation annually and gives you access to the newsletter, events, and discounts. Membership can be purchased online here: https://www.foothillsforage.com/membership
*Students: includes primary and post secondary students


Register online at the above link. If you have problems, contact the FFGA office at 403-995-9466.

Hosted by the Foothills Forage & Grazing Association
Sponsored by Vulcan County and in partnership with Alberta Farm Animal Care

Interested in sponsorship? Contact manager@foothillsforage.com for sponsorship opportunities

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