Whit Hibbard

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Effective Corral Work: Part 2

Apr 12, 2019 by Whit Hibbard
Alleyways are used not only for livestock movement, but for cattle "storage." But cattle don’t like to be crowded, and remaining in alleyways until processing makes the corral experience bad, and makes cattle harder to work next time.

Effective Corral Work: Part 1

Mar 18, 2019 by Whit Hibbard
Corral work is a stressful time. It can also be a place where cattle learn being in a herd is a bad place to be, which has negative effects for gathering, driving and settling cattle as a herd.  


Guiding Cattle Movement

May 11, 2017 by Whit Hibbard
In the past three columns, we looked at how to properly approach, start and drive a herd of cattle to create and maintain good movement, which is when the animals willingly go where we want and at a pace that is comfor