Squeeze Chute Work

By: Whit Hibbard and Dawn Hnatow | October 1, 2020 | www.bovinevetonline.com

In this article we will discuss eight ingredients for successful, low-stress squeeze chute operation. This is important because research has shown cattle that become agitated in the squeeze chute have tougher meat and more dark cutters, and up to 40% of administered vaccines won’t be effective. Also, as exit velocity increases, the number of days cattle are treated for sickness increases and average daily gains decrease. Not to mention that agitated cattle in confined situations are a danger to themselves and people. [READ MORE]

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