Animal Restraint Techniques

Randy Kidd, veterinarian at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan., offers tips on animal restraint techniques for rabbits, fowl, sheep, goats, pigs and cattle.

Two people gently restrain a goat. The first holds the animal's head up and forces its shoulder against the fence with her knee while the second holds the doe's hips against the fence with knee pressure applied just ahead of the hip bones.