burdizzo


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burdizzo

(bɜːˈdɪzəʊ)
n
(Veterinary Science) vet science a surgical instrument used to castrate animals
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Burdizzo pre-pubertal castration effects on performance, behaviour, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of Holstein bulls fed high-concentrate diets.
They bought a male puppy and were told by Fletcher that he had docked the tail at two days old using a burdizzo - a band normally used for castrating lambs and bulls.
In older calves a clamping device, called a Burdizzo, can be used.