To lead animals around, you need to wield the same food that you can breed them with (or a lead if you have slimeballs): Wheat for cows.
Cows and sheep eat wheat. Pigs eat carrots, potatoes or beetroot. Chickens eat seeds (most easily obtained from wheat or long grass, but they will eat any kind.
How to Attract Animals in Minecraft: Did you know, you can attract animals in Minecraft? To attract them, you should hold the wheat in your hand to lead them!.
With holding wheat in your hand, animals follow you, so you can lead them into pens and close the gate.. sure. But some animals would be best.
You can use wheat to lure any animals you find into pens. Just hold the wheat in your hands and any passive mobs (excluding squid?) will.
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