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Low Stress Cattle Handling Workshop

Categorized: Livestock, Beef, Dairy

BROOKINGS, S.D. - SDSU Extension Hosts Low Stress Cattle Handling for Safety and Success Workshop in Beresford Feb. 24, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

"This workshop provides cattle producers and others who work with cattle an opportunity to learn tips on minimizing cattle stress to maximize performance, and experience different facility designs," said Heidi Carroll, SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Associate.

The workshop will be held at the Southeast Research Farm (29974 University Road, Beresford, SD). Registration includes lunch and is $45 per person with a $10 discount for additional individuals from the same farm. Early registration ends Feb. 13, 2017. The rate goes up to $50 after Feb. 13. To register visit the iGrow Events page.

Workshop details

8:30 a.m. Registration
9 a.m. Cattle handling basics & its impacts
10:30 a.m.  Activities: facility evaluation
Lunch (included in registration)
1:45 p.m. Activities: cattle handling
3:45 p.m. Importance of SOPs & safety
4:30 p.m. Avoiding discounts: carcass value
5:15 p.m. Summary

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