Epidural Anesthesia.

Epidural Anesthesia.
Epidural anesthesia with 2 ml of lidocaine for an adult sheep is administered with a 20 gauge needle angled to pass between the sacrum and the first movable caudal vertebra. Xylazine (0.07 mg/kg) can be added to the lidocaine for prolonged effect and anesthesia as far forward as the flank.

Smith MC (2006)