Engineering Project follow-up

Our two student teams from Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering are in their final push to finish their projects. Both teams are focusing on enrichment feeders for the bulls, Dallas and Dusty. One team is making a scatter feeder, while the other team plans to have hay boxes open for feeding when motion sensors are set off. It will be exciting to see how everything fleshes out!Read more

What’s New in the Cattle Yard.

Planning has been going on behind the scenes for a few months as we prepared to had a chute and head gate for the cattle. Keepers will train the bulls to walk into the chute. This will make working on such large animals safer for everyone… bulls and humans. Pictures below from phase one, post setting. Project should be completed in early August.      Read more