How to Dock Lamb Tails with an Elastrator Band

How to Dock Lamb Tails with an Elastrator Band

Castration Bander Forceps Pliers Tail Dock Cattle Sheep Goat & 100Pcs Castrator Rings Docking a young lamb’s tails, also called banding, is bloodless & easy with a elastrator band and should be done at the youngest age.  In older lambs the stress of this procedure can adversely affect growth, and the chance of complications increase.
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Sorting Sheep on Our Family Farm

On our family farm there is the right way, the wrong way, and Bob’s (Dads)  way! Our farm dates back a long way. Built well before we purchased and moved onto it in 1969.  My father was raised on a farm, his father was raised on a farm and his grandfather was raised on a farm, so on and so forth! It was never a question of “if” we would have a farm, it was “when” we have a farm.

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