Tag: stockhandling

  • Horse Slaughter Funding Reinstated

    Horse Slaughter Funding Reinstated

    A few days ago, some news was announcd regarding the equine industry which, as you know, is very near and dear to my heart. In 2006, horse slaughter in the U.S. was effectively ‘banned’ because the funding for plant inspections was cut. All slaughter plants in the U.S. must be inspected by USDA/FSIS and if…

  • Meeting Ag Tweeps Down Under!

    Meeting Ag Tweeps Down Under!

    Earlier this week, Hyatt and I had the privilege of meeting Grahame Rees. Grahame is the co-owner and operator of KLR Marketing, a program that, among other things, educates producers about how to successfully market their livestock and protect their equity, in Loomberah, NSW. Grahame briefly spoke to us about his Low Stress Stockhandling schools and invited us…