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Cattle Mustering - Delatite Farm

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I've had a little involvement with cattle growing up, but nothing on the scale of mustering a mob of cattle for weighing.
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However, mustering cattle (or sheep) was always easy with a quad bike and some great dogs - Cannie and Peter (below)
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Different day, different dog, this is Mark's dog Dot
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Delatite Farm breeds Angus (black ones) and Charolais (mostly white) for beef.
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The job of the day was to weigh this particular mob, having received a phone call form the agent requesting 40-50 cattle for Coles supermarket.

Once the cattle was at the shed, they're led through a series of pens into the chase, and then the weighing machine.
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The electronic scales allows individual cattle to be automatically weighed and recorded. It also allows for any other necessary indivudal work to be carried out.
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Posted by charlystyles 14:06 Archived in Australia Tagged cattle_mustering

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