DESIGN OF CHUTES, RAMPS, AND RACES FOR CATTLE, PIGS, AND SHEEP AT SLAUGHTER PLANTS

TEMPLE GRANDIN

 I have received drawings of livestock handling facilities from many processing plants around the world. Many companies ask me to check their designs to see if I can point out any design problems before they are constructed. Some have been really great and could be built as drawn. However, others contained serious design mistakes. These oversights would cause animals to refuse to enter the chute, fall down, pile up or jam.

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