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Cattle Handling

Aberdeenshire tbc

This course is designed to equip the Stocksperson with the necessary skills to handle cattle safely and efficiently with advice on how to maintain facilities and other aspects of cattle handling.

Course Content:


  • The flight zone
  • Cow signals
  • Differences between classes of stock and appropriate handling measures
  • Dos and don'ts


  • Handling techniques
  • Driving and sorting cattle safely
  • Understanding the animal and how it will move
  • DEFRA Recommendations
  • Dos and don'ts


  • Maintenance of facilities - adequate for the stock and adequate for the task
  • Escape routes and refuge in the event of an emergency
  • Handling system designs which aid safe cattle flow
  • Dos and don'ts

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