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Bison need to walk over this automatic platform scale in order to get to food and water.

U of A students take the stress out of stepping on the scale — for bison, that is

University of Alberta students hoping to reduce handling stress in bison 
through a remote weighing system using automatic platform scales

Stepping on a scale doesn’t have to be stressful — for your bison, at least. “Just like in people, when bison step on a scale, sometimes they have quite a harsh stress response,” said Josh Perryman, a University of Alberta student who spoke at the Wildrose Bison Convention earlier this month. Bison are notoriously flighty […] Read more