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1

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Burdizzo emasculatome
  2. This instrument is used to separate the spermatic cord within the scrotum via a crushing/pinching action. No incision needed. Used mainly in calves. Castration

2

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Sponge Forceps
  2. These are used to grasp sponges as a means to remove blood from a deep surgical field, but also are useful for retrieval of cryptorchid testicles. Forceps

3

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Serra emasculator
  2. This emasculator also crushes and severs the spermatic cord simultaneously. This is a better quality emasculator than the White and the handles remain closed until manually opened. The modified Serra has a ratchet system at the end of the handles that prevents the handles from accidentally opening and a separate handle for severing the cord after it has been crushed. Castration

4

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Lahey Forceps
  2. These traumatic tissue forceps are used mainly in reproductive tract surgeries involving the uterus or in gastrointestinal surgeries of the bovine (Pyloropexy and Rumenotomy). Forceps

5

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Barne's dehorner
  2. There are many methods of dehorning. This common dehorner comes in many diameters and requires a little elbow grease to get the job done. Dehorner

6

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Weitlaner Retractor
  2. This is a self-retaining retractor used commonly in distal limb and certain upper airway procedures. Retractor

7

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Buhner needle
  2. This needle is approximately 10 inches long. The eye at the end of the needle is threaded with Buhner tape (also known as umbilical tape) and used to retain rectal and vaginal prolapses in bovines.

8

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Newberry Castration Knife
  2. This knife is used to incise the scrotum quickly and is used in standing castration of calves.

9

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. White Emasculator
  2. This emasculator crushes and severs the spermatic cord simultaneously. "Nut to Nut" is the golden rule when using emasculators. This is a common model.

Note: this is the crappy one!

10

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Henderson castration instrument
  2. This castration instrument is coupled to a drill and is touted as the "bloodless castrator". Can be used in either bovine or equine. Castration

11

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Olsen-Hegar Needle Holder
  2. This needle holder is a combination needle holder/suture scissors. It is a common instrument used by food animal and mixed animal practitioners. Just be careful not to cut your suture accidentally! Needle holders

12

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Gelpi Retractor
  2. This is a self-retaining retractor used commonly in distal limb and certain upper airway procedures. Retractor

13

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Bard Parker blade handle #4
  2. This blade handle will fit a size 20 blade which is commonly used in bovine practice. It is somewhat larger than the #3 blade handle which is used in companion animal practice. Blade Handle

14

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Kelly Retractor
  2. This is a hand-held retractor used commonly in abdominal and certain upper airway procedures Retractor

15

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Ribbon Retractor
  2. This is a hand-held malleable retractor used commonly in surgical procedures of the gastrointestinal and reproductive tracts. Retractor

16

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Obstetric wire with handles
  2. This instrument combination has many uses including fetotomy, dehorning, and digit removal in ruminants.

17

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Spratt curet
  2. These instruments come in variable sizes and are mainly used in arthroscopic surgery to debride cartilage and subchondral bone. However, they also are useful in removing necrotic debris from wounds. curet

18

What is this?

Reimer emasculator

19

What is this

Modified serra

20

What is this

sand emasculator

21

What is it

callicrate bander

22

What is this

keystone dehorner

23

What is this

Pneumatic dehorner

24

What is this?

Disbudder