Speaker: Ben Bartlett, DVM, former Michigan State University Extension educator and livestock producer
Calm, efficient and gentle animal handling practices are the goal of every dairy farmer. This webinar, led by Ben Bartlett, DVM, former Michigan State University educator and livestock producer, will cover changes that are coming with Farm Program Version 3.0, including documentation of training for all employees with animal care responsibilities in stockmanship and other areas. He will offer guidance on best practices around handling and moving cattle. Based on established principles of animal behavior, this webinar will address efficient and humane handling of dairy cattle, flight zones and point of balance. Humane loading/unloading and transportation will also be covered.