Low Stress Cattle Handling Workshop, April 12th, with Dr Lynn Locatelli, DVM

This workshop, part of the Amazing Grazing Series of Educational Events, will be offered April 12, 2014 at Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, 1616 W. Crawford St. in Salina, KS. 785-823-1791.

People’s interaction with livestock can have either a negative or positive impact on animal
health, performance, and subsequent handling ease. Cattlexpressions Low Stress Cattle Handling Workshop will explain how to reduce stress on animals and their handlers during several critical points: cow-calf, backgrounding, stocker and feedlot operations.

Dr Lynn Locatelli of Cattlexpressions is a student of renowned animal handling expert Bud Williams. Dr Lynn began her veterinary career in Benkelman, Nebraska after graduating from UC Davis, and has 19 years of experience in both large animal veterinary practice and consultation. She educates many by private consultation and as a national and international speaker at veterinary seminars and cattleman’s conferences. She resides in Watrous, New Mexico.

8:00 Registration
9:00 Welcome
9:05 Understanding Cattle Behavior in Order to Modify Our Behavior And Effectively Communicate with Cattle
10:00 Bud Williams Low Stress Cattle Handling Concepts and Techniques for Cattle Movement
11:00 Managing Cattle Movement During Grazing
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Cow-Calf Production Event Management and Calf-Formative Behavior
2:00 Weaning, Acclimation and Transition Management
3:00 Processing and Shipping Facilities Design, Trouble Shooting and Effective Use
4:00 Wrap-Up and Questions, Turn in Evaluations

Everyone has a little different opinion about what low stress animal handling means. Plan to attend this Low Stress Cattle Handling session to learn cattle handling techniques that will improve cattle health, well being, performance, handler safety and profitability in your operation.

Registration for the day is $25.00. You can register online or download a registration form and mail it to the address given. A block of rooms for $52.00 is reserved at Salina Ramada, 785-823-1791.

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