1989 - Volume #13, Issue #3, Page #21[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Hand-Held Hydraulic Dehorner
The hand-held unit is powered by a 3-in. hydraulic cylinder with a V-shaped blade at the end of the piston. It cuts against a V-shaped backstop. "It's fast and clean, reducing stress to the animal. Instantly slices through the toughest horns," a company representative told FARM SHOW.
The new dehorner weighs 20 lbs. and comes with 24 ft. of hydraulic hose that can be connected to a tractor or portable hydraulic unit, For use on all cattle and goats. Sells for about $1,000.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Rabaud S.A., Sainte-Cecile, 85110, France (ph 51 40 20 67).
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