Low-Stress Cattle Handling

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Apr 20, 2018 8:52:54 AM
 

It can take many years of experience to master the art of cattle handling. Animal welfare is a priority in the livestock and feedlot industries and a big part of that is how people interact and handle livestock.

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Topics: Productivity, Cattle, cattle handling, Feedlot, Safety, Welfare

What is a Rumen?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Mar 9, 2018 9:35:00 AM

For beef cattle feedlots such as ours, the rumen is very important. Cattle are ruminant animals, meaning that they have a four-chambered stomach.

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Topics: Australia, Welfare, Grain Fed Beef, Beef Cattle, Beef, Livestock, Australian Beef

The Problem with Drought

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 23, 2018 8:51:00 AM
Drought and prolonged periods of low rainfall can have a profound impact on vital ecosystems and the people rely on the land to make a living .
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Topics: Australia, Australian, Drought, Australians, Outback, Country, Regional, Environment, Welfare, Farming Families

Are there Animal Welfare Standards for the Land Transport of Livestock?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jan 13, 2017 5:10:08 PM

It is in everybody’s best interest to ensure that livestock are not under any unnecessary stress before, during or after they are transported. 

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Topics: Animal Welfare, Care, Farming, Transport, Trucks, Freight, Land Transport, Welfare, Regulations

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