How should hobbles be applied to limit movement?
Either to the front two legs or the rear legs. Never to a front/rear leg
This physical restraint consists of a loop of chain attached to a wooden pole. The chain portion is place over and tightened around the animal's nose. In horses this causes an endorphin release producing mild sedation/euphoria (bullshit!!).
What are nippers used for
Used to trim hoof claws
What is a common equine chemical restraint that produces sedation and analgesia?
Xylazine (can be used with ketamine). Acepromazine also produces calming effect
What is a "tail twist" used for in a bovine
Used to make an uncooperative animal to move
What is a "tail jack" used for in a bovine
Used to prevent a bovine from kicking
What is half hitch casting used for in a bovine
Casting is a method using rope to gently bring cattle to a lying down position. It is good for immobilization and restraint.
Can Xylazine be used as a chemical restraint on a bovine
Yes, but extreme care must be used with regards to dosage (only 1/10th the dose of horses)
This porcine physical restraint consists of a snare attached to a wooden handle and is used to grasp the porcine by encircling the upper jaw, behind the tusks/canines, and tightening the loop
Hog Holder/hog snare