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Troubleshooting Herd Work




  • Credits and how to make them: make clean creditworthy cuts, stay in position, working time, degree of difficulty, quitting in good shape.
  • Reading cattle:  how to watch the herd be settled and evaluate cattle
  • Penalties and how to avoid them (terms like switching, hot quits, and out of position)
  • Time management: when to cut 2 versus 3 cows & chipping
  • Run content: committing too soon, chipping, time management, position, working both sides of the cow, angles vs too flat, long vs short,staying in position, cutting shape vs selecting a cow