Buffalo Handling Requirments:

Solid 7' (2.15m ) fence with a toe slot and grab rail so that handler's can exit quickly.

Fill crowd pen only 1/3 full.

Round forcing pen for directing buffalo into the single file race. Buffalo move easily through the pen into the race because as they circle around they think they are going back to where they came from.

A stick with a hook on the end is used to operate the gate.

References :

Lanier, J. and Grandin, T.

The Calming of American Bison (Bison bison) During Routine Handling