Cattle Crush

A cattle crush (in UK, New Zealand, Ireland and Australia), squeeze chute (North America), standing stock, or simply stock (North America, Ireland) is a strongly built stall or cage for holding cattle, horses, or other livestock safely while they are examined, marked, or given veterinary treatment. Cows may be made to suckle calves in a crush. For the safety of the animal and the people attending it, a close-fitting crush may be used to ensure the animal stands "stock still". The overall purpose of a crush is to hold an animal still to minimise the risk of injury to both the animal and the operator whilst work on the animal is performed.

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Cattle Crush - History
... Many cattle producers managed herds with nothing more than a race (alley) and a headgate (or a rope) until tagging requirements and disease control ... In the past the principal use of the crush, in England also known as a trevis, was for the shoeing of oxen ... In Spain, the crush was a village community resource and is called potro de herrar, or "shoeing frame" ...

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