A summary of an educational day on stress-free stockmanship, organized by Vetvice in CowSignals training center, The Netherlands. Experts and CowSignals trainers Jan Hulsen en Neil Chesterton tell you the basics of stress-free stockmanship.
THIS IS WHY STRESS-FREE STOCKMANSHIP IS IMPORTANT
An Australian research shows that docile cows (small flight distance) can reduce the percentage of lameness in a herd with 42% and can improve the milk production with 1,5 litre a day. Also, with stress-free stockmanship you can increase your working pleasure and prevent accidents.
- Reduce lameness
- Improve milk production
- More working pleasure
- Prevent accidents
- Understanding the cow
- Driving cows
- Creating the right circumstances