The key to effective livestock handling is to truly understand their behaviour and natural instincts. Presentations on animal behaviour and handling can be customized to fit a 30 minute conference slot to a full day training. Can cover all species or be species specific
What is animal welfare and what does it mean to your farm or business? From 30 to 4 hour presentations on what animal welfare means, why it is important to your business or farm, how to develop animal welfare programs and policies no matter how big or how small your business is.
Animal welfare auditing has become common place in the livestock industry. Presentations available on the history of auditing, the benefits of animal welfare audits , how to prepare for an audit and how to develop internal audit programs for your business. Are your customers raving about you on social media? Share their great stories to help turn potential customers into loyal ones.
Workshops offered in humane slaughter practices for all species, plant settings and on farm. Covers pre-slaughter handling, facility design, restraint, stunning, insensibility and bleeding. Customized to your needs.
Learn how to handle emergencies involving livestock before they happen. This course was developed to train first responders on how to handle emergencies involving livestock including motor vehicle incidents, barn fires, entrapment, loose livestock, etc.
This course is offered in a one day (classroom only) or two day (classroom and hands on) formats. Can also be customized to be species specific and for production companies.
Emergency preparedness presentations and workshops focusing on livestock. Programming available for municipalities and producers. How to incorporate livestock into your disaster plan including prevention, preparation, response (evacuation, temporary housing, identification/ownership, triage, euthanasia, dead disposal, post disaster recovery. Also have workshops for producers to develop farm plans.
We owe all animals in our care a humane end of life. Humane and timely euthanasia is a topic I am very passionate about. My thesis for my masters degree was "The use of new captive bolt gun technology for the euthanasia of pigs". I offer training in euthanasia of all species in both production settings and emergency situations. My specialization is captive bolt guns but cover all approved methods. Can be customized to your needs.
Workshops offered in livestock transportation and horse hauling. All aspects of transportation can be covered including pre-transportation preparation, handling, loading and unloading, facility and trailer maintenance, on the road considerations, regulations, emergency preparedness. For commercial and recreational haulers.
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