Guidelines for Livestock Holding Facilities

Tips for Good Handling

  1. Move small groups of animals.

  2. DO NOT overcrowd crowd pen - fill it only 1/2 full.

  3. Handlers should understand the basic concepts of flight zone and point of balance.

  4. Ranches and facilities must have non-slip flooring.

  5. Keep animals calm. Calm and quiet animals move more easily.

Additional Information

Recommended Handling Facility Layout

Providing Adequate Pen Space

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