Can I use the EZE Castrator for Tail Docking and Dehorning?

Yes you may. Docking Tails should generally be done within first couple months of life. Producers who have no experience in docking tails should consult with their veterinarian for a recommended procedure. Using the new “Tri-Band” Bander works great as it requires no clip. Dehorning is effective also. This will be very uncomfortable for the […]

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I Castrated my Bull when he was 900 lbs. and started grain feeding a couple weeks later. When I butchered the animal he didn’t have any marbling and was basically classified as a bull. Why is this?

One of two reasons. The first is from probably Castrating to late. The bull had already started developing his masculinity at which time he was a bull, even though he had been Castrated. The other reason may be related to the first and not graining the animal long enough. But this may not help as […]

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An ag agent told me about surgical Castration (cutting). He said it was very important to remove all of the spermatic cord. According to him, leaving some or all of the cord can cause the calf to be classified as a stag.

No, the animal shouldn’t be classified as a stag, although I can’t speak for everyone. Most people have their opinions about certain things and it is just a matter of the place of business and how they run their operation. The key is to ask and find out what is acceptable and what is not. […]

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When can or should I Castrate?

It depends on your operation. Some people like to Castrate as soon as possible. This may be done as little as 300 lbs. A general rule of thumb is, when the animal starts showing signs of masculinity, weather it is physical appearance or in behavior, then it is time to Castrate. Many people Castrate when […]