- To take the "fight" out of lambing & kidding females when you need to intervene and/or leave the animal to go for extra supplies. Nearly as useful as a 2nd person (but less expensive and less interesting).
- For transporting individual animals on ATV's and ATV trailers.
- Made of nearly-indestructible polycarbonate.
- For adult sheep and goats.
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Paula H from Mississippi
Premier has fast shipping as always, BUT this product does NOT work as stated. I have a VERY pregnant 2yr old full size Lamancha goat. She needed her feet trimmed one last time before she delivers. I am very gentle with my goats, and most of my goats dont complain,but due to lack of attention, by her recent previous owner, her hooves are somewhat mishapen, and have a tendency to pick up fecal matter, which quickly begins to impact and rot in places,causing a terrible smell and infection. She was not afraid of having me trim her feet, as I had already done so twice. We were growing them out. She was afraid of the Gambrel. I made sure I was familiar with it before I used it. We went to a nice shady grassy, safe area. After I got her to laydown,nuzzle me and give me a kiss. We tried the gambrel on. At first she was mystified, so I patted her, reassured her and attemped to show her the grass by her muzzle. She started to eat some grass. Stopped. Then decided the gambrel was not for her. She struggled a bit and I again reassured her. I proceeded to do the final trim on the second to last hoof and she suddenly jumped to a half standing positip and tried to run away. The trim knife sliced open the pad of my thumb 1/4 inch down and worst of all the side of her hoof causing it to bleed.I can tough it out. It's mostly healed up now, This happened 2 wks ago, but she now has a fear of getting
feet trimmed, I don't have a retraint device that works, and after reviewing the entire process,I found that I followed the instructions exactly. Her name is Lucibelle and she weighs between 140 and 160 depending on her condition. Thank You. Paula
Tina E from Billy Joe's Food Farm, Kansas
Easy to use, affordable, reliable. Not very often that you find a product that does exactly what it says it will do. This restrainer WORKS.
Deborah N from WV
Works great, and is lightweight. Easy to apply and remove. The sheep can be positioned on their side, stomach, or back while wearing it. One acrobatic hair sheep wheelbarrowed himself accross the pen while wearing it but was easily caught up.
We call them lamb hand cuffs. They work great. We move the lambs to the barn on a plastic sled. The lamb hand cuffs keep the lambs from getting up and falling off the sled. Nearly all of the 350 lambs that are born every year here will wear them for a bit.