These are precision-made instruments for the humane and bloodless castration of livestock by severing the testicular cord without injury to the bag (scrotum). These is no bloodshed, and therefore no loss due to blood poisoning, flies, or screwworms. Slipping of the cord is prevented by the patented cord stops. Complete atrophy of the testicles follows in about six weeks. The animal does not suffer and no special attention or treatment is required. High-quality steel, precision fitted, nickel-plated, with cord stops. Comprehensive, ilustrated instruction booklet included. For docking lamb's tails, use either small or large instrument. Cut off tail inside the closed jaws. Crush of pinces will reduce bleeding. Medium size: 14' long. For calves and young bulls.