What is LIVESTOCK CARRIER ?
A livestock carrier is a type of transportation vehicle designed to transport live animals, such as cattle, sheep, pigs, and horses, from one place to another. These vehicles must meet specific requirements to ensure the well-being and safety of the animals during transport.
There are several types of livestock carrier ships, including:
Roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) ships: Designed to transport vehicles and livestock, these ships have ramps for loading and unloading.
Floating feedlots: These ships are equipped with feeding and watering systems for the animals and are used for long-distance transport.
Reefer ships: These ships have refrigeration systems to control the temperature and environment for the animals during transport.
Livestock carriers: Specialized ships designed specifically for transporting live animals, they have pens and stalls to accommodate the animals and provide proper ventilation.
Barge ships: These ships are used to transport livestock on waterways and canals.
These ships must adhere to strict regulations and guidelines to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the animals being transported.