Textbook of Large Animal Handling: A Practical Handbook

Textbook of Large Animal Handling: A Practical Handbook PDF

By C. B. Chastain

Textbook of Large Animal Handling: A Practical Handbook PDF condenses the most important aspects of large animal handling. It provides a portable, durable, beside-the-animal means of learning, as well as a convenient way to refresh on how to strive for safety and efficacy in animal handling techniques. It is ideal for use during veterinary placements in all settings from farm to laboratory, to riding school. The text covers:

  • Handler safety
  • Animal safety
  • Sanitation
  • Approach and capture
  • Routine handling and release procedures
  • Handling for medical procedures
  • Use and supply sources of restraint equipment

A Companion Website provides additional self-assessment questions and answers to aid learning.

Important reading for undergraduate veterinary students on EMS rotations, as well as practicing veterinarians, technicians, and assistants, the book covers species encountered in farm, equine, and laboratory settings.

Table of Contents


Author Biography.


Chapter 1: Safer Animal Handling and Physical Restraint

Chapter 2: Large Animal Behavior

Chapter 3: Ropes, Knots, and Hitches

Chapter 4: Horses, Donkeys, and Mules

Chapter 5: Cattle

Chapter 6: Small Ruminants

Chapter 7: Swine

Chapter 8: Poultry:


File Size53.8 MB
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