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Cattle Mustering - Delatite Farm

sunny 26 °C

I've had a little involvement with cattle growing up, but nothing on the scale of mustering a mob of cattle for weighing.
However, mustering cattle (or sheep) was always easy with a quad bike and some great dogs - Cannie and Peter (below)
Different day, different dog, this is Mark's dog Dot
Delatite Farm breeds Angus (black ones) and Charolais (mostly white) for beef.
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.
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.

Posted by charlystyles 14:06 Archived in Australia Tagged cattle_mustering Comments (0)