Practical information to help keep cattle handlers safe.
Safety is a shared responsibility
As we know, primary producers and cattle service businesses regularly work together to improve herds and get cattle to market. There are many elements to cattle production, from animal nutrition and welfare to marketing. Often people working with cattle put themselves second to get the job done.
Developed with cattle industry stakeholders, our resources offer practical advice to keep your business running smoothly and efficiently with safety in mind so all those working with cattle can return home safely each day.
We would like to thank these organisations for their time, input and support:
Australian Livestock and Property Agents Association
Apiam Animal Health
Australian Herd Improvement Association
Livestock and Rural Transporters Association Victoria
Pro-Way Livestock Equipment
ClipEx Fencing and Stockyards
Meat and Livestock Australia
Victorian Farmers Federation
Gates and latches
Easy to use gates and latches can be the difference between life and death. Use this quick guide to check the safety of the gates and latches in your cattle yard.
Efficient livestock loading on your farm starts with planning for safety. Livestock loading is one of the most dangerous activities in the yards. Use this quick guide to check the safety of your livestock loading.