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shackle

a bar 2.5 ft long with an iron loop at either end, used in restraint of large pigs. A chain is threaded through the loops and around the lower hindlimbs of the pig. When the chain is pulled the pig is stretched and is cast with the limbs held wide apart.
A similar device is used in the abattoir to lift the live pig before it is slaughtered and scalded.
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The restraints or shackles described in this Article often include handcuffs and leg cuffs, but may also include belly belts secured around the waist and a chain that connects handcuffed hands to leg cuffs.
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Sync sensors positioned near the unloaders utilize through-beam sensors to recount each shackle.