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Surgical Castration

There are three major methods of bloodless castration: the elastrator (bands) for small calves, banders for larger bulls, and the Burdizzo ® (emasculatome).

CASTRATING CALVES AND LAMBS

Elastrator — by the use of a special hand leverage device, called an elastrator, a strong rubber ring, about 3/ 4-inch in diameter, is stretched open and slid over the scrotum and testicles and around the spermatic cords.

Castrating calves

Step 1 The testicles are pushed into the bottom of the scrotum. Calf in the correct position in the calf crush for application of elastrator ring Applying the elastrator ring

Journal of Swine Health and Production (2007): Mar-Apr

Résumé - Utilisation des anneaux Elastrator ® pour la réparation d'hernies ombilicales chez les jeunes porcs L'objectif de la présente étude était d'évaluer l'efficacité et la faisabilité d'utiliser les anneaux Elastrator (Elastrator; Heiniger International, Suisse) pour la réparation d'hernies ...

Report - Sheep Husbandry

Report - Sheep Husbandry

4-H Beef Project Guide: Dehorning and Castrating

Do not use the elastrator on calves over one month old. Place one rubber elastrator band over the prongs of the applicator. Squeeze the handles several times to prime and chick the integrity of the band.

Castration by banding

In the United Kingdom, for example, it is illegal to use elastrator rings on calves older than a week old, while farmers in New Zealand can only castrate using high tension bands when pain relief is provided.

Castration of Cattle

Effect of age on response to castration has also been investigated. 26,28 One- to7-day old calves castrated using elastrator rings exhibited few behaviors associated with pain or distress, and plasma cortisol concentrations of castrated calves did not significantly differ from those of uncastrated ...

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PRACTICAL TECHNIQUES FOR DAIRY FARMERS

There are three major methods of bloodless castration: the elastrator (bands) for small calves, banders for larger bulls, and the Burdizzo ® (emasculatome).