Restraint and Handling Basics

Restraint and Handling Basics - rd coccygeal vertebra •...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–9. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Restraint and Handling Basics AS 221 Fall, 2004
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Cattle Beef cattle rarely handled Dairy cattle ore commonly handled Neither are routinely “halter broke”, though show cows and hobby farm stock may be
Image of page 2
Halters Commonly made of rope Adjustable Can be used to move cows, sheep Can be used to restrain cow for treatment
Image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Nose tongs A more severe form of restraint than a halter Use caution and common sense with tongs—can cause permanent damage to animal
Image of page 4
Tail jack As previously mentioned, can hold cow’s tail in upwards direction to minimize kicking Grasp tail at 2 nd or 3
Image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 6
Image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 8
Image of page 9
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: rd coccygeal vertebra • Caution with young animals—easy to cause fractures! Mooving cows • Approach quietly • As you invade flight distance, cows will move away if possible • Can use voice to help move, but avoid shouting Handling sheep • Do NOT attempt to grab or hold sheep by the wool! • A quiet approach works best with sheep • Approach slowly and nonchalantly— pretend you aren’t interested. Herding sheep • A well trained dog is invaluable • Sheep panic easily • Heavily pregnant ewes should not be subjected to stress...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern