Note: In N Ireland pine tar is rubbed on teats and udders of heifers and not in calf cows to keep summer flies from chewing them up.
Easier administration of local freezing with Easy Boss E oral distraction device.
With the use of the Easybosse device, this cow quietly accepts a calf that is not hers and lets it feed.
Come see the device and learn more about its use and benefits to cattle handling at the Brandon Ag Days 2019. We will be in in the NE corner of Barn No. 4 at table 1816. A map of the display location can be accessed at AgDays maps. Click on the “E” to quickly scroll down to near the Easy Boss E link.
AgDays 2019 will happen in the Keystone Complex in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. Admission and parking are free. Exhibitor hours are: Tuesday January 22nd, 9 AM to 5 PM, Wednesday January 23rd, 9 AM to 5 PM, Thursday January 24th, 9 AM to 5 PM.
This animal’s leg was treated without any sedation using the easybosse oral distraction device:
Dr. Comrie injects local freezing to treat a sore tumour close to a cow’s eye. Robyn Comrie works with the Easy Boss E oral distraction device to help calm and steady the animal:
Photos are shown in the gallery of quill removal. Four animals required treatment, and the Easy Boss E device was used to calm the animals and increase handler safety. Video of the process shown here: