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a prod to make animals move or move faster. Ranges from a pointed stick to an electric instrument. The electrically powered units may be battery-powered or operate off mains power, most suited to use in a fixed location such as an abattoir, or a portable model with a small generator which is operated by opening and clenching the hand. Invaluable when loading or encouraging downer animals to rise but are brutalizing and cruel if used unnecessarily.
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But in a break from his malaise, the Italian leapt at the back post to nod Emiliano Insua's hung cross into the path of Kuyt who proded home.
On 27 minutes Matthew Richards' teasing ball from the left flank was not dealt with and Miller proded it past Hislop.