A day in the life of a feedlot operator
Have you ever wondered what goes on in a cattle feedlot? You might be surprised to learn just how much work and organization is involved in managing thousands of head of cattle, and ensuring that each animal is fed, monitored and kept in a healthy, low stress environment.
For a taste of what a typical feedlot day looks like, join us for this beautiful video tour of Alberta feedlot, Kolk Farms Ltd. Enjoy the trip – and the lovely Alberta scenery!
As you can see, there’s always plenty to do – from ensuring that the cattle in each pen receive the correct feeding formulation, to moving cattle from one area to another, cleaning pens and moving hay.
If you enjoyed that video, check out this blog post to learn ‘five things you might not know about feedlots’.