When owning large animals, it is important that good handling facilities are available.
This doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to build some on your own property – consider borrowing your neighbour’s or purchasing portable steelyards. Yards make routine activities (drenching, ear tagging, vaccination, shearing) easier, and many veterinary procedures are unachievable without them.
The requirements for cattle and sheep vary and cattle yards can be used for sheep. Basic facilities include:
Specifications for these facilities are:
If you have any specific questions regarding your stock or facilities one of our veterinarians will be happy to advise you.