College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the University of Arizona   Cattle Handling Safety

Working with cattle can be enjoyable and rewarding if you know what you’re doing. It’s important to learn the correct ways of working around livestock.

This video which features Dr. David Schafer, director of The University of Arizona’s V bar V Ranch, looks at the facilities for housing cattle and demonstrates how to work safely around these sometimes temperamental animals. You will learn how to avoid life-threatening situations when handling cattle in a corral or pasture setting.

Topics include:
-- Facilities design
-- Moving cattle
-- Cattle disposition
-- Use of dogs around cattle

This video is suitable for adults and youth who work with cattle, including ranchers, students, 4-H’ers and others.

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Author : Dr. David Schafer
Date: 08/2007