Compress the cephalic vein with the thumb, and stabilize the vein by rolling the skin laterally. Therefore, laboratory animal handling, care and its management is an integral part of any research laboratories, especially laboratories of animal research institutes. The use of appropriate and skilled handling is essential to ensure that animals readily accept or actively seek human contact and procedures are carried out efficiently. Proper animal handling is the responsibility of every animal caretaker and person working with animals, and animal handling guidelines apply to all aspects of livestock caretaking and production. Beef, swine, and dairy cattle are generally color blind and have poor depth perception which results in an extreme sensitivity to contrasts. All of this together adds up to cow sense! its facilities and handling practices to inclement weather to ensure the humane handling of animals? 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