Regarding pain levels, a study in which rubber rings were used for both castration and tail docking, the incidence of abnormal behavior and peak cortisol responses were higher than when used hot iron or burdizzo
(KENT et al., 2001).
In bloodless method, burdizzo
, castrator and elastrator are used.
All of them were castrated with burdizzo
's castrator in closed method at Veterinary dispensaries, one week to a few months previous to presentation.
pre-pubertal castration effects on performance, behaviour, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of Holstein bulls fed high-concentrate diets.
Effect of banding or burdizzo
castration on plasma testosterone, acute-phase proteins, scrotal circumference, growth, and health of bulls.
Ranch owners and employees were advised to use standardized, age-specific techniques for lamb castration (e.g., Burdizzo
, rubber rings, or surgery) and to wash their hands thoroughly after contact with animals (3).
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.
Effect of carprofen administration during banding or burdizzo
castration of bulls on plasma cortisol, in vitro interferongamma production, acute-phase proteins, feed intake, and growth.
Animals presented for routine castration was carried out under Lignocaine Hcl instillation at the neck of the scrotum with baby burdizzo
castrator meant for kids at the age of 3-4 months followed by administration of Melonex (a) (Meloxicam) injection @2ml/33kg b.
Dock and castrate at one week with a knife and burdizzo
clamp or other similar devices.
In unilateral hypogonadism, castration was performed with Burdizzo
castrator and animals were used for draught purposes.