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crush

Vet science a construction designed to confine and limit the movement of an animal, esp a large or dangerous animal, for examination or to perform a procedure on it

crush

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(metallurgy)
Casting defect caused by damage to the mold before pouring the metal.
(mining engineering)
A general settlement of the strata above a coal mine due to failure of pillars; generally accompanied by numerous local falls of roof in mine workings.
To reduce ore or quartz by stamps, crushers, or rolls.
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iii) Extraction of blood samples: Blood samples (approximately 6 mL) were collected whilst the animals were restrained in a crush pen with the head in a head gate through jugular venepuncture into tubes containing SST gel.
Among the measures that farmers can take is to upgrade tubular steel crush pens. The passageways which are the width of a cow are used for routine veterinarian testing.
These investments include the establishment of 77 crush pens and the purchasing of a 6x6 truck so that cattle can be collected and transported from the producer's farm to the abattoir on a cost recovery basis.