If it trembled the day was auspicious, and it is said that they encouraged trembling by sprinkling it with cold water.
The goat was sacrificed next, presumably on the great altar before the temple.
The pythia now entered the sanctuary, probably into an underground chamber. She would then emerge and take her place on the tripod (the god's seat), signifying that she was one with Apollo. The enquirer was also required to take a lustral bath, and offer an expensively bought sacred cake at the altar outside. She(He) was then admitted n due order to the temple.
The question is put to the prophet who puts it to the priestess. Her answer would be interpreted by the priests, often in hexameters, and available in writing if wanted.
The god's portion is fifty litres of barley, 25 of wheat, 4 litres of wine and the leg of the first bull. The officiants are to take the other leg. The precentors are to receive one leg of the second bull, and the guards the other with the intestines. Sacrifice a bull of Asclepius, and another bull to the gods, and a cow to the goddesses who share his temple. Sacrifice these with a cock on Asclepius's altar. Asclepius's portion is fifty litres of barley, 25 of wheat, and four litres of wine. One leg of the first bull must be offered on the altar of the god, and the other is for the officiants. The precentors are to receive one leg of the second bull, and the other... (IG IV I,40-1) from Epidaurus
Delphic Oracle Played Important Role in Establishment of Moral Principles
Educate sons....SIG 1268