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Our course will give you a good understanding of livestock behaviour. 
Focusing on cattle handling you'll learn to develop safer, more efficient and more profitable systems when working with your livestock.
You'll receive a certificate of training at the end of the course.

The finer details

You'll spend some time indoors discussing the issues and factors of better livestock handling with time on the farm to look at moving cattle and handling systems.

The sessions will look at:

  • Why good cattle handling matters
  • Main issues and factors resulting in accidents
  • Benefits of good cattle handling
  • Animal senses
  • Moving livestock efficiently
  • Design of handling facilities.

Delivery method

Theory and Practical

Who should attend?

If you move livestock on farms and holdings then this course is for you.

Worth noting:

If you are under 16 years of age you will need consent of a parent or guardian to take this course.

What will be covered?

When you have completed the course, you'll be able to:

  • Understand the benefits of good livestock handling
  • Identify the factors affecting cattle handling
  • Understand how those factors can be applied to handling systems.

Other areas of interest

  • Level 2 Award in Animal Transport by Road - Long Journey Attendant/Driver
  • Level 2 Award in Animal Transport by Road - Short Journey.
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