Touch the Soil News #1166 (Feature photo – Large Feedlot – Public Domian)
Cargill just announced the offering of its “Cowboy Robot”. Colored green and weighing in at 1,500 pounds, the robot can help large feedlots move animals safely. Livestock are unpredictable and can turn on an employee unexpectedly.
Cargill’s cowboy robot is remotely controlled by employees standing on the sidelines and moving livestock through chutes: