NEW LOOK IN RAILROAD LIVESTOCK TRANSPORTATION

A new method was developed by the Union Pacific Railroad for transporting live hogs over the rails. This involves feeding, watering and resting the animals while they are in the car, avoiding stressful unloading and reloading. The successful program has enabled the railroad to remain competitive in the movement of swine.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Agricultural Engineers

    2950 Niles Road, P.O. Box 410
    St Joseph, MI  United States  49085
  • Authors:
    • Mundy, J F
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Pagination: 6 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00302153
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper 78-6011
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 19 1979 12:00AM