Thanks to all the people helping with gun info. I will definitely find another gun than my .22. I do agree with the curiousness of the "avma" website because to shoot an animal on the top of the head, one would have to be holding it; and if that were the case, I would just slit its throat.
Rick Krach in Auburn, CA > 1. Re: dispatching gun (Steve) > > On 3/30/2015 11:23 AM, Stephan A Wildeus wrote: >> Here is a link to the AVMA guidelines on euthanasia in animals: >> https://www.avma.org/KB/Policies/Documents/euthanasia.pdf >> >> The description on sheep and goats starts on page 55, and includes a diagram >> on where and at what angle the gunshot should be placed, along with a quick >> discussion on pros and cons on different types of guns and ammunition to be >> used. >> >> Regards, >> Stephan >> >> >> Stephan Wildeus, Ph.D., PAS, Dipl. ACAP >> Research Professor ? Small Ruminants >> Box 9061 >> Agricultural Research Station >> Virginia State University >> Petersburg, VA 23806 >> >> e-mail: swild...@vsu.edu >> Ph.: 804-524-6716 >> Fax: 804-524-5186 >> >> >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Blackbelly [mailto:blackbelly-boun...@lists.blackbellysheep.info] On >> Behalf Of Steve >> Sent: Monday, March 30, 2015 12:30 AM >> To: firstname.lastname@example.org >> Subject: Re: [Blackbelly] dispatching gun >> >> This is one of the better diagrams I have seen. Since this shows where the >> brain is, and how small it is. It also gives you some sight lines to follow. >> However for Blackbellies, think about how thick their foreheads must be from >> all the head butting. I would never attempt a frontal line, especially with >> a small caliber round. >> >> >> -Steve _______________________________________________ This message is from the Blackbelly mailing list Visit the list's homepage at %http://www.blackbellysheep.info