Name: Animal husbandry > Animal controlling or handling (e.g., restraining, breaking, training, sorting, conveying, etc.) > Inhibiting use or movement of specific body part other than tail by re- straint carried solely by animal (e.g., for ear, head, foot, etc.) > Mouth or throat (e.g., weaning, antibiting, anticribbing, antiwindsucking, etc.) > Mouth obstruction responsive to head position (e.g., baffle, etc.)
Description: Subject matter wherein the animal-carried limiting means includes a plate, screen, or other barrier (i.e., obstruction) mountable on an animal in such a way as to physically block at least a portion of the opening of the animal"s mouth, and the obstruction is further adapted to be movable into or out of its mouth blocking position as a function of the location or elevation (i.e., position) of the animal"s head.
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