Corrals for Handling Beef Cattle

 
 
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Corrals for Handling Beef Cattle

This best-selling book features information on cattle behavior, handling techniques, corral design corral geometry and corral components. It's packed with over 60 designs and corral plans. It has been reviewed by industry experts including Temple Grandin, the internationally recognized expert on cattle behavior from Colorado State University. Everyone interested in handling cattle should have this comprehensive guide. 91 pages.

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Table of Contents

Cattle Behavior
  • Effects of Stress on Cattle
  • Reproduction
  • Disease
  • Vision
  • Understanding the Flight Zone
  • Curved Chutes
  • Herd Instinct
  • Response to Light
  • Response to Movement
Handler Technique
  • Moving Groups on Pasture
  • Single Handler
  • Two Handlers
  • Stragglers
  • How to Fill a Corral
  • How To Empty a Corral
Corral Design
  • Collection Alley
  • Sorting Pens
  • Sorting Alley
  • Holding Pens
  • Crowding Pens
  • 360 Degree Crowding Pen
  • Single File Working Chute
  • Concrete Floor
  • Cutting Gate Option
  • Loading Chute
  • Trailer Loading Areas
  • Crowding Pen, Working Chute Combinations
    Corral Layouts
    • Layout 1 - Minimum Working Corral
    • Layout 2 - Minimum Corral Two
    • Layout 3 - MWPS Corral
    • Layout 4 - Double Circle Corral
    • Layout 5 - USDA
    • Layout 6 - Winchell Plan
    • Layout 7 - Saskatchewan Sl86
    • Layout 8 - Saskatchewan Sl85
    • Layout 9 - CPS 1835
    • Layout 10 - WRAES Plan
    • Layout 11 - T Jones Plan
    • Layout 12 - Yurchak Plan 1
    • Layout 13 - Yurchak Plan 2
    • Layout 14 - Yurchak Plan 3
    • Layout 15 - Saskatchewan S187
    • Layout 16 - Grandin/Pembina
    • Layout 17 - Grandin/Winchell Large Corral
    • Layout 18 - MWPS Indoor Corral
    • Layout 19 - Winchell Roofed Plan
    • Layout 20 - Darby Covered Corral
      Corral Geometry
      • How to Lay Out a Circular Working Chute
      • How to Set the Posts for a Circular Working Chute
      • How to Lay Out a Circular Crowding Tub
      • How to Lay Out a Circular Crowding Tub - Method Two
      Corral Costs

      Components
      • Fence Design
      • Gates
      • Squeeze Selection
      • Blind Box
      • A I Chute
      • Scales
      References
      • Canada Plan Service (CPS) Plans
      • Midwest Plan Service (MWPS)
      • Saskatchewan Agriculture
      • Western Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (WRAES)
      • Alberta Agriculture Resources
       
       
       
       
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      This information published to the web on April 24, 2001.
      Last Reviewed/Revised on March 7, 2007.