Humane

Human treatment of all animals has been a core principal of ours since long before getting into farming, and we set out to create Virginia Bison Co. from the outset with this extremely important element as a central theme.  All employees are trained to handle livestock with proper handling, care and respect.  We set up our coral using a Temple Grandin design, which is all circular in layout and specifically constructed to apply to the bison’s natural instincts to move in circles and flow in a direction that takes them back to their point of origin. All bison at Virginia Bison Co. are lead and not driven, using a bucket of grain cubes and training to a call that we use during moves. (more…)

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