Archive for Category: Cattle Handling

Wolf Attacks and Cattle Chutes… How are they the same? | Research Finds PTSD in Cattle

Cattle are extremely susceptible to bad memories, and the proof can be seen in emerging research from Oregon State University. The findings of this new study indicate signs of post-traumatic stress disorder in cattle who have witnessed wolf attacks. “PTSD is a psychological disorder that develops in some people who have experience a shocking, frightening […]


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Cattle Handing Techniques | Pressure Zone Cattle Handling

Flight zone cattle handling techniques are commonly used to move cattle, but spending too much time in the flight zone of an animal can lead to a great deal of stress! To keep animal stress to a minimum, the pressure zone is an effective and highly efficient method of controlling cattle movement. “[The] Pressure zone refers to […]


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The 5 Essentials of Low-Stress Cattle Handling | Proper Livestock Handling

Low-stress cattle handling is a huge topic of conversation, and an important one to consider when it comes to the well-being of your animals. “Human handlers can cause, modify, multiply or dissipate stress in animals–with or without knowing it–and the idea behind low-stress livestock handling is to handle animals in such a manner as to […]


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Top 10 Cattle Handling Trade Shows To Attend In 2017 | USA

The first few months of 2017 have been filled with a number of fantastic trade shows around the country, but there is far more to come in the remainder of 2017 in the cattle handling industry! Here is a list of the Top 10 Trade Shows in the United States where you will find an […]


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Top 5 Cattle Handling Trade Shows To Attend In 2017 | Canada

2017 has been a great year for trade shows so far, but there is still more to come for the cattle handling industry this year! These are the top trade shows in Canada, and you will find an Arrowquip booth on site at each one! Take our word for it, you don’t want to miss […]


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What Portable Cattle Handling System is right for you?

If you have cattle in multiple locations, you need all of the features and the added benefit of portability. Quality is key, and sacrificing that is not an option. We understand! With a variety of options that feature simple setup and are designed for easy transport, Arrowquip’s portable cattle handling equipment is the easy way to […]


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Cattle Chute Rubber Floor, What Are The Differences | Proper Cattle Handling

Cattle comfort has come to the forefront of the conversation in recent years, resulting in increased research on the benefits of rubber floors in cattle handling operations. The consensus is positive, and researchers praise the use of rubber floors throughout cattle handling operations. However, not all rubber floors are created equal! It is essential to […]


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Cattle Tub Comparison | Bud Box vs. BudFlow

Understanding the science behind the cattle tub you are using is an important element of making your operation a success. Low-stress cattle handling principles make for increased profit and safety within your operation. Keeping your animals at a low stress level leads to animals with improved weight gain and increased ability to fight diseases. Most […]


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Cattle Head Restraint Comparison | Head Holder vs. Head Sweep vs. Neck Extender

When it comes to cattle handling equipment, decisions often come down to personal preference. But what if we told you there might be a better way? Let us give you some insight into how low stress cattle handling and equipment designed to work within those principles can improve your capital benefits and your farm.   […]


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Cattle Chute Comparison | Manual vs. Self Catch Cattle Chute

The argument of manual versus self-catch head gates on cattle squeeze chutes has been ongoing for years! According to a converted customer who once owned a self-catch head gate and invested in Q-Catch cattle squeeze chute with a manual head gate, he praises “the beauty of the sliding head gate”. People will always have their […]


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