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IT IS A BALANCING ACT…
Blog · 30. May 2024
A good livestock handler understands the two major key principles of the animal: the flight zone (the “bubble” around an animal, that if invaded by a handler, causes the animal to move away) and the point of balance (the point, usually around the front shoulder, where pressure on that point causes the animal to stop or reverse, and vice versa).

A STUCK COW... WHAT NOW?
Blog · 29. May 2024
Have you ever considered how to move a live animal (cow, horse, pig...) in distress or unable to stand up correctly?

Ronald Rongen graduated for the 'BARTA Instructor Large Animal Rescue Responder' license
Blog · 03. May 2024
The standardization of “rescue training for large animals” for both firefighters and rescue services, as well as for veterinarians and livestock farmers in the European union, moved a step closer on May 3, 2024. In England on May 3, Ronald Rongen graduated as one of the first in the European union for the internationally acclaimed and recognized 'BARTA Instructor Large Animal Rescue Responder' License.

HOW GOOD IS YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR LIVESTOCK?
Blog · 23. April 2024
If the behavior of the stockman or animal handler changes in a positive way, the behavior of his livestock will also change in a positive way. This will benefit job satisfaction, safety, efficiency, profitability and animal welfare in the long run.

COWS REACT TO CERTAIN COLORS OF CLOTHING
Blog · 18. March 2024
Every time the (yellow-dressed) persons entered the cowshed, the cows became visibly nervous.

Lack of available drinking water in pigs is one of the biggest bottlenecks in pig farming
Blog · 21. November 2023
The drinking water supply needs a sufficiently high water pressure and a sufficient flow rate, this should not be underestimated; the reason is that in the optimal situation the animals have to drink more than they actually need. This means that more pathogens are disposed of through the urine.

THE INFLUENCE OF LIGHT ON THE MILK PRODUCTION OF YOUR COWS
Blog · 21. November 2023
Good lighting in combination with a good day/night rhythm in the cowshed is the key to optimally performing cows.

It’s getting colder, take care of your calves
Blog · 28. September 2023
A calf's optimal comfort zone is an ambient temperature of 15°C. If the calf is not sufficiently dry, the calf will get cold and will burn more energy to keep warm. This is not only at the expense of vitality, but also at the expense of growth and increases the risk of stress and respiratory diseases.

Suchen Sie nach Ideen zur Gestaltung eines Seminars (Vortrag mit oder ohne Praxisteil) für Milchviehhalter, Kälberhalter oder Mutterkuhhalter?
Blog · 27. September 2023
LSSE hat eine Vielzahl interessanter und lehrreicher Seminare zu einer breiten Palette von Themen.

Suchen Sie nach Ideen zur Gestaltung eines Seminars (Vortrag mit oder ohne Praxisteil) für Schweinehalter?
Blog · 27. September 2023
LSSE hat eine Vielzahl interessanter und lehrreicher Seminare zu einer breiten Palette von Themen.

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