Temple Grandin’s Guide to Working With Farm Animals


Temple Grandin’s Guide to Working with Farm Animals

Temple Grandin’s Guide To Working With Farm Animals Pdf

By Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin’s Guide to Working With Farm Animals PDF. Safe, Humane Livestock Handling Practices for the Small Farm

Award-winning author Temple Grandin is famous for her groundbreaking approach to decoding animal behavior. Now she extends her expert guidance to small-scale farming operations. Grandin’s fascinating explanations of how herd animals think — describing their senses, fears, instincts, and memories — and how to analyze their behavior, will help you handle your livestock more safely and effectively. You’ll learn to become a skilled observer of animal movement and behavior, and detailed illustrations will help you set up simple and efficient facilities for managing a small herd of 3 to 25 cattle or pigs, or 5 to 100 goats or sheep.

Table of Contents

How animals perceive the world

Genetics and learned behavior

Working in pastures and pens

Moving animals through chutes and handling facilities

Building or buying handling facilities

Corral layouts

Caring for animals at the end

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