If cattle refuse to enter the restrainer in a slaughter house, look at what the cattle see. Make sure they cannot see people or moving objects through the head holder. A light over the head holder will help keep the animal's head up so that it can be moved easily into the head holder.

A cow's view of the head holder on a center track conveyor restrainer

Credit: Temple Grandin

Digital Credit: Temple Grandin

Publisher: Grandin Livestock Handling Systems, Inc.

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Description: If cattle refuse to enter the restrainer in a slaughter house, look at what the cattle see. Make sure they cannot see people or moving objects through the head holder. A light over the head holder will help keep the animal's head up so that it can be moved easily into the head holder.

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