Low-Stress Animal Handling
Guy Glosson aims to teach participants the art of handling cattle, emphasizing efficient and quiet movement in various settings such as pastures, pens, alleys, and squeeze chutes. Guy will explain the techniques he employs in the arena and delve into the underlying reasons for their effectiveness. Additionally, he plans to educate participants on training cattle to respond to pressure, effectively controlling their movement direction, speed, and ultimately alleviating stress. The objective is for participants to acquire enough knowledge to continue honing their skills long after the event concludes. Guy emphasizes his extensive experience in training individuals worldwide, encompassing different types of cattle and diverse environments, including everything from open pastures to brushy bottoms. Throughout, he emphasizes the importance of keenly observing and listening to the animals to determine the most appropriate actions.
One Health, Hawaiian Style
Dr. Billy Bergin
We begin our series on cattle parasites with Dr. Billy Bergin who will start with the first commercial anthelmintic for cattle (Phenothiazine), which then led to the benzimidazoles and avermectins and beyond. Listen to the stories of decades past and how disease and parasitism is part of animal make up, even in untouched circumstances, remote from modern ranching.