Boyd Holden is a livestock handling and animal welfare consultant based on the Northern Rivers of NSW. His knowledge, skills and expertise in animal handling begins at the farm gate and extends all the way along the process to the point of slaughter. Boyd’s extensive experience includes the transport of livestock, saleyards, feedlots, quarantine depots, abattoirs and live export; ships and port loadings in Australia to South East Asia, the Middle East Region, and Russia. He trains and handles animals on foot, by horse, with dogs and helicopters. Boyd has worked with sheep, cattle, buffalo, goats, horses and dogs.
In this episode Boyd talks about his experience working with people and livestock in Australia and overseas.
Learn more about Boyd at http://www.livestockbehavioursystems.com/
To find the “Is the animal fit to load?” guide online, visit https://www.mla.com.au/ and search “Fit to load 2019”.