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Cattle Handling Safety

"Cattle are responsible for about two-thirds of all injuries caused by farm animals. Researchers at Oklahoma State University found that one-half of those beef producers who sustained an injury while working cattle felt the primary cause of the injury event was human error. This videotape provides practical, on-site advice on how to avoid becoming an injury statistic. This tape will examine the best techniques for moving and working cattle...

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Mitch Ricketts
Mitch Ricketts (Faculty)
10 years ago

The film provides a good overview of Temple Grandin's philosophy on low stress animal handling.  It also covers the basics of operating squeeze chutes safely. The video quality is not ideal: It is too grainy to project on a large screen, but it is acceptable for viewing on a computer monitor.  I plan to have students watch it on their own as part of an assignment for a distance-based college course in agricultural safety. It would be more useful for teaching if it included a transcript for study.

Time spent reviewing site: 20 minutes