Low Stress Livestock Handling Clinic

Title: Low Stress Livestock Handling Clinic
Location: Brandon Go Office
Description: Low Stress Livestock Handling Clinic
October 20 & 21st, 8 am to 5 pm
Brandon GO Office, 1129 – Queens Avenue, Brandon, MB

This two day clinic will be taught by Tina Williams (daughter of Bud Williams) and her husband Richard McConnell.
This extensive clinic will teach you the value of stockmanship, advantages to the handler and livestock, predator/prey relationship, your positioning, pressure & release, movement – good & bad, how to begin training the herd, working at the gate & in the corral, sorting, loading, weaning, receiving new animals and our attitude as we deal with our livestock.
In the afternoon of the second day will be a live demonstration with time for hands on participation.
Registration is $140 per person for full clinic
Registration for ½ day demonstration only* – $35 per person (Sunday at 1 pm)
*1/2 day demonstration is for observation only and will not include participation

Space is limited so register early – call Linda Ryckman at the Souris GO Office 204-483-2153
Registration deadline is Friday, October 12, 2012

For further information call Jane Thornton at 204-729-1387

Sponsors:
Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives
Manitoba Forage Council
Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corp.
Grand Valley Grazing Club,
Farm Credit Canada,
P. Quintaine & Son Ltd.

Start Date: 2012-10-20
Start Time: 08:00
End Date: 2012-10-21
End Time: 17:00