RESTRAINT TECHNIQUES FOR SHEAP AND GOAT Do not attempt to keep sheep or goat from moving by pulling on its head, horn or hide. Methods for restraining cattle include using the cattle crush and applying a halter . The animal is then rendered unconscious while so restrained, and while it is being rendered unconscious the support beneath the animal is moved outwardly from that location so that when the forces are released the animal will fall and be conveyed away from the area at which it was restrained. Some aggressive rabbits will bite. There are many situations where farm animals have to be handled, restrained, or transported. Restraining animals. 25, 44). Male animals reserved for fattening and those not needed for breeding or mating should be castrated. 3. Describe the techniques for restraining livestock ... Chock single animal with pole in front and rear. Cattle, pigs, horses, sheep, dogs and other farm animals can be unpredictable and should be treated with caution at all times. 1. Further objects and advantages of the present invention will become apparent upon reading the following specication in conjunction with `the drawings wherein: FIGURE l is a front elevation view of the restraining apparatus with discharge ramp removed; FIGURE 2 is a side elevation view of the apparatus partly in sections, taken at line 2 2 in FIGURE 1; FIGURE 3 is a plan view of the apparatus; FIGURE 4 is a schematic diagram showing the present restraining apparatus and the means to control its operation; FIGURE 5 is a wiring diagram of the present apparatus and an electrical stunning instrument preferably used therewith; and. Since the object of restraining the animals is to hold them immobile Whilev applying a stunning force to their head, it may be seen that immobilization of the head is necessary. CHANGE OF NAME;ASSIGNOR:SWIFT & COMPANY;REEL/FRAME:003847/0067, Owner name: However, in case of malfunction or other unpredictable circumstances the switch 94 may be operated to override the control circuit and cause the restraining means to be opened. This method utilizes drugs such as sedatives, tranquilizers and anesthesia to alter the patient's mental state, allowing the animal to stay immobilized and/or without pain, and causing him/her to be cooperative during procedures: Term. ♦ The National Dairy FARM Animal Care Program opposes the routine tail docking of dairy animals, except in the case of traumatic injury to an animal. When an animal reaches that location it is restrained against the stationary restraining means by applying separate forces against the head portion of the anir mal and the hind portion of the animal from the opposite side of the path. Pull both ends of rope from rear to fall cow. It is a further object of the present invention to provide an improved method for restraining a sheep or calf wherebythe head of the animal is held immobile separately from the body of the animal. Handling Farm Animals Safely. Do not lift a rabbit by it ears. The roller-ways 58, 59 are each comprised of a pair of angle members 60 suported by a subframe generally 61 attached to the plate 53 and movable therewith. Applying too much pressure to the head or chest can result in struggling and injury to the animal. Pass rope over withers, ends through forelegs, cross over back and through hindlegs. Check the safety of pens, floors and lanes, handling and restraining of animals, safety training for new and young workers, safe lifting methods, safe use of chemicals, and protection from diseases carried by pigs. In turn, they will be able to instruct owners in proper animal handling methods, reducing the risk of physical injury or mutual infectious diseases. A lack of knowledge of animal behavior could put a … Most farm animals are killed by bleeding. Knowing the correct procedure is important for both the animal and handler as handlers are susceptible to injuries. The inherent risk with working with an unpredictable animal has caused veterinarians and handlers to develop various methods of restraint.