The easiest and most common method of tail docking and castration is to apply a rubber ring (or band) to the tail using an elastrator tool. Banding is a bloodless method of castration and tail docking. Band cuts off the blood supply causing the tail/testis to fall off in 7 to 10 days.
The easiest and most common method of marking is to apply a rubber ring or band to the tail using an elastrator tool. Banding is a bloodless method of tail docking and castration. The band cuts off the blood supply and tail/testis fall off in 7 to 10 days. Elastrator is used as ring applicator. Pack includes 2000 rings (approx).
Marking Ring Usage Instructions:
Make sure the ring is placed on all four prongs and positioned over the non-slip grooves.
Expand the ring fully by squeezing the handles of the applicator (elastrator) together.
pull purse through the ring opening until the ring is positioned at the base of the purse, but not enclosing teats or skin.
With both testicles in the purse, release pressure on the instrument completely.
Slide hand up near the prongs and with a downward motion, release the instrument.
Check both testicles are below the ring.
No dressing is normally required, however, if flies are anticipated, a repellent can be used.
When tail docking ensure ring is placed between vertebrae.
Avoid use with petroleum-based products.
Marking Rings x 2000 approx
Castration (Testis Removal)
Outer Diameter: 13.80mm
Inner Diameter: 6.00mm
THIS TOOL IS INTENDED FOR USE IN THE VETERINARY MARKET ONLY.