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  1. Health & Wellness
    I purchased a ND boy at about 4 months of age. He was castrated by burdizzo when I picked him up on June 26 ( I watched them do it, as I was curious to learn about the method. They talked me through what they were doing and it matched what I read online). We’re 2 months later, and he’s acting...
  2. Goat Management
    I have a buckling who he's going to his new home this weekend. the buyer had wanted him banded over burdizzo because she says for the 4h Farm Show she does her show weather's can't have a sign of a scrotal sac. I told her that the only method of castration I use is burdizzo, but I'd be happy to...
  3. Kidding Koral
    We recently learned that banding bucklings is more likely to cause stones.(we have experienced this with many wethers and never known why they got them) We are interested in using a burdizzo but when we look for some it seems they have different sizes. We want to castrate on day three so...
  4. Goat Management
    Hi all, I decided to buy a burdizzo to castrate my 9 week old buckling because the fiasco farm website was so adamant (as well as some other articles I've read) that it was the most humane method of castration. I watched videos and read up-- it looked like it'd be fairly simple, but when I...
  5. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi All, I have four pet goats -Momma and 3 kids (two doelings and a buck coming up on nine months). I didn't want my one sweet boy to spend a lonely life being tied up, so around 6.5 months I called the vet. She used the burdizzo w/ a local anesthetic -naturally, he still cried. No visible...
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