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Handling and housing cattle.

Overview

Provides general guidance for farmers on the safe handling of adult cattle, including stock bulls, bull beef, suckler and dairy cattle, and on housing stock bulls and bull beef safely. Contents: Introduction; The law; The risks; General principles of cattle handling; The person; The equipment; The animal; Never enter the enclosure when the bull is loose; Never enter a pen containing, and never allow a lone person to handle, beef-bull animals; Further reading ; Further information.

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Agriculture, The crush, Artificial insemination (AI) stalls, Cattle, Pens, Bull handlers, Farmers

Notes

Supersedes AS3 (AS 3)entitled, 'Bulls' and Guidance note, general series 17 (GNGS 17) entitled, Safe custody and handling of stock bulls on farms and at artificial insemination centres.'

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Author
HSE
Date of Publication
1999
Publisher
HSE Books
Length
4 pages
Format
Web version only
Series Code
AIS35
Stock Code
AIS35
Copyright Status
Open Government Licence
Handling and housing cattle.