Moving Aid Use
Appropriate moving aid use
Moving aids can be used in a variety of ways ranging from:
Inappropriate use of moving aids is an animal welfare concern. However, defining the cut-off point between these two extremes is difficult and therefore hard to measure.
Cattle should be moved without excessive force, which includes use of electric prods or other physical objects to hit and move a cow. Repeated use of such instruments in this way will be considered an act of abuse.
There is currently no repeatability test for this measure.