Tag Archives: Stress

Low-stress herding boosts herd instinct, decreases predation

 Stockmanship isn’t about being kinder and gentler so much as learning to see it from the cattle’s point of view and acting accordingly. Back in the early days (when it was still properly called the Savory Grazing Method (SGM)) one … Continue reading

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The Importance of Low Stress Cattle Handling

by  Temple Grandin via American Cattleman Improving cattle handling practices provides many advantages. Cattle that remain calm during handling have improved weight gain and are less likely to have dark cutting meat. Dark cutting is a serious quality defect where the … Continue reading

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Getting Cowboys On The Low Stress Bandwagon

by Bob Kinford There is no doubt that the industry leaders are interested in having low stress cattle handling method being the industry norm rather than the exception. I am no sycophantic elocutionist, all I can do is call things … Continue reading

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