The Egyptians did indeed use animals to pull plows. There were many types of animals used to pull the plows. But the most common was to use oxen to pull the plows. I don't know about you, but that sounds harsh. Using animals to do the work you're just too tired to do. It may just be me, but that just sounds LAZY!!! Come on people. A little exercise never hurt anybody. Although being lazy is maybe what killed off the Egyptians. Ever thought about that? Huh?