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TYPICAL OR COMMON LIVESTOCK EQUIPMENT

TYPICAL OR COMMON LIVESTOCK EQUIPMENT

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  1. TYPICAL OR COMMONLIVESTOCK EQUIPMENT Stephen R Schafer, EdD 2008 University of Nevada-Reno

  2. Partially Funded By Ag Council of Nevada 4 Hall Lane Yerington, NV 89447 This presentation was developed for use as an educational resource and is provided as an educational service. User/purchase fees are not associated with this presentation.

  3. Information Development Much effort and time was devoted to: developing accurate/current information incorporating appropriate pictures/graphics providing proper credit of pictures/graphics obtaining copyright/educational permission Any and/or all errors, omissions, etc. are purely unintentional/accidental.

  4. Information Sources Colorado State University (4-H Livestock Manuals) National 4-H/4HCCS (Livestock Manuals) University of Kentucky (Agripedia) University of Wyoming (4-H Livestock Manuals) Wikipedia{internet site}(Internet Encyclopedia)

  5. TYPICAL OR COMMONLIVESTOCK EQUIPMENT Author Dr. Steve Schafer, University of Nevada-Reno Reviewers Mr. Keith Fontenot, Louisiana State University Ms. Tammie Jensen, University of Wyoming Dr. Tim Page, Louisiana State University

  6. Used for Hair Removal Hair Removal for: Showing /Grooming Medical Branding Tattooing Large & Small Clippers Animal Clippers Photo: University of Kentucky

  7. Top Picture; Comb Bottom Picture; Cutter Comb; separates hair and limits dirt entrance Cutter; gives clean, even, and smooth cut Both pieces have smooth surfaces to keep sharp Animal Clippers: Comb & Cutter Photos: University of Kentucky

  8. Used for Wool Wool Removal for: Showing /Grooming Medical Manual Shears/Clippers & Electric Shears/Clippers Sheep Shears/Clippers Photo: University of Kentucky

  9. Used for giving pills Insert pill into end of tube, with plunger pulled out Insert gun/tool into mouth, get it to back of mouth Push plunger, this the deposits pill into throat Balling Gun/Tool Photo: University of Kentucky

  10. Used for Identification Top Lt…Freeze Branding Top Rt…Paint Branding Bottom…Hot Branding Paint…typically has shorter handle and may be wooden Hot…numbers are narrower, promotes faster heat transfer Freeze…numbers are a metal that quickly transfers cold and are thicker than hot irons Branding Irons Photos: University of Kentucky Photo: Unknown Source

  11. Used for Leading Cattle Used for Unruly Cattle Typically used with Bulls Inserted into each nostril Lead rope is attached to chain and gives pressure The more the rope pull, the more the pressure that is exerted on the nose Nose Lead Photo: Unknown Source

  12. Used for Castration Typically used on cattle and sheep, is also used by some goat producers Also has been used in tail docking of lambs Works by crushing/cutting tissue and blood vessels Burdizzo Photo: Unknown Source Photo: University of Kentucky

  13. Used for horn removal Typically used on cattle, but can be used on other animals (sheep/goats) Top…Electric Dehorners Bottom…Scoop or Barnes Dehorners (manual use) Dehorners Photos: Unknown Sources

  14. Used to give nutrition and/or medication directly down the throat and into the stomach of the animal Top….Drenching Syringe Bottom….Drenching Gun Drenchers Photos: Unknown Sources

  15. Can be used with most any animal species, however is typically used with pigs Insert ear into the cutter end and then squeeze handle end together (like a pliers) Removes a “v” shaped section of the ear Ear Notchers Photo: Unknown Source Photo: University of Kentucky

  16. Can be used with most any animal species Used to insert identification or medication tag into ear Many types and styles of ear taggers exist, but they all have the basic design Ear Tagger Photo: University of Kentucky

  17. Can be used with most any animal species; especially cattle, sheep, and goats Used for placing some sort of band (rubber or something else that is stretchy) over the tail or scrotum Works by stopping the blood flow to issue, causing it to die and fall off Elastrator Photo: Unknown Source Photo: University of Kentucky

  18. Can be used with most any animal species; especially designed for sheep use It is used for removing part of the tail It works by removing part of the tail and leaves a clean cut that is sealed due to cauterizing when the cut is made due to heat of cutter Electric Tail Docker Photo: Unknown Source Photo: University of Kentucky

  19. Some people refer to this as a Hog Holder It is used to catch (“snare”) and control (“hold”) the hog while a task/work is preformed on the animal The cable is inserted into the mouth and over the snout of the pig, the handle is held/pulled by worker, the more the pig pulls back, the tighter it is held Hog Snare Photo: University of Kentucky

  20. Used to remove stones and other items, that is why the end is curved Used to remove damaged or infected hoof material Used to shape and trim hoof Left Photo: Single-Edged Right Photo: Double-Edged Hoof Knife Photos: Unknown Sources

  21. Used to remove damaged or infected hoof material Used to shape and trim hoof They work like any other scissor-type instrument, simply place the cutting edge in desired location on the hoof and squeeze handles together Hoof Trimmers Photo: Known Source Photo: University of Kentucky

  22. Used to “mark” females, when mounted by male Harness is strapped on male, it locates the “marking” block on his chest floor When he mounts a female, the “marking” block leaves a “mark” on her back Marking Harness Photo: University of Kentucky

  23. Different size nipples for the various species of animals Used to provide milk or milk replacer to newborns or young animals Typically, the nipples are designed for bottle use or for use with a bucket Milk/Milking Nipples Photos: Unknown Sources

  24. Also called “needle teeth” nippers or pliers, sometimes also called “teeth and tail” nippers or pliers Given the name, it is easy to determine they are used in pig production They are used to remove the needle teeth and about 2/3s of the tail of newborn pigs Pig Nippers/Pliers Photo: University of Kentucky

  25. Most commonly used in pig production, but also works for other species such as sheep and goats Connect directly to water line Provide continuous source of clean, clear, and cool water Also prevents back-flow, which helps control and prevent the spread of disease Nipple Waterer Photo: University of Kentucky

  26. OB (obstetrics) deals with the pregnancy and birthing Top Photo… OB Chain, this is used to wrapped around leg or some other part of the unborn animal and then work with mother to pull it out Bottom Photo… OB Puller, it has a different design, but the purpose is same as chain OB (obstetrics) Photos: University of Kentucky

  27. Probably, this is mostly used in sheep, especially producers producing club lambs It is used by being harnessed or tied to the animal with the paddle positioned so that it is tight against the rear of the animal, making the prolapse less likely to occur and/or retaining an existing prolapse Prolapse Retainer Photo: Unknown Source Photo: University of Kentucky

  28. Scalpel is the item that holds the blades for cutting, this is also known as Scalpel Handle Blade is the item that actually does the cutting, this is also known as Scalpel Blade and they come in different shapes and different sizes. Some people refer to the whole or assembled item as scalpel, but it is better to be specific Scalpel & Blades (scalpel blades) Photo: Unknown Source

  29. A very common tool used when grooming cattle It is used to comb and shape the hair of the calf It is used with a combing motion that is combined with a kind of “picking” motion, this is for the clippers to get all the hair and make an even cut Scotch Comb Photo: University of Kentucky

  30. The item in this picture about three feet long and the paddle end (bottom) is about eight inches wide. The paddle contains items that make it rattle (like a baby’s toy), this item is replacing the “hot shot” as a gentler tool to use when sorting animals Sorting Paddle Photo: Unknown Source

  31. The needle and syringe are used for giving injections, they come in various sizes Top Photo… Pistol Grip Syringe, it is used for giving multiple injections without having to reload, but it is important to clean needle after each shot Lt Photo… Disposable Syringe, use once and properly discard Rt Photo… Disposable Needle, use once and properly discard Syringes & Needles Photos: Unknown Sources

  32. Tattooing is one of the forms or types of animal identification The photo shows a pliers-type tattoo, another type of tattooing is called slap tattooing Either process involves making small holes in the skin and filling them in with ink Of course the holes are usually in the shape of numbers and letters or recognized symbol Tattoo Items Photo: University of Kentucky

  33. A very common tool used when grooming/blocking sheep It is used to “comb” and shape the wool of the sheep It is used with a “picking” and lifting or rolling motion, this is for the clippers to get all the wool and make an even cut This motion is also used to give a uniform shape to wool, thus a uniform shape to the sheep Wool Card Photo: University of Kentucky

  34. Identify… Balling Gun/Tool Photo: University of Kentucky

  35. Identify… Branding Irons (paint brand) Photo: University of Kentucky

  36. Identify… Dehorner (scoop or barnes) Photo: University of Kentucky

  37. Identify… Pistol Syringe/Pistol Grip Syringe Photo: University of Kentucky

  38. Identify… Used for Hair Removal Hair Removal for: Showing /Grooming Medical Branding Tattooing Large & Small Sizes Animal Clippers

  39. Identify… Disposable Hypodermic Needles Photo: Unknown Source

  40. Identify… Sheep Shears/Clippers (electric/manual or hand) Photo: University of Kentucky

  41. Identify… Hoof Trimmer Photo: Unknown Source

  42. Identify… Nose Lead Photo: Unknown Source

  43. Identify… Burdizzo Photo: University of Kentucky

  44. Identify… Dehorner (electric) Photo: Unknown Source

  45. Identify… Animal Clippers Comb Photo: University of Kentucky

  46. Identify… Used for Identification There are three types: Paint…typically has shorter handle and may be wooden Hot…numbers are narrower, promotes faster heat transfer Freeze…numbers are a metal that quickly transfers cold and are thicker than the hot type Branding Irons

  47. Identify… Hoof Knife (double-sided) Photo: Unknown Source

  48. Identify… Wool Card Photo: University of Kentucky

  49. Identify… Used for Leading Cattle Used for Unruly Cattle Typically used with Bulls Inserted into each nostril Lead rope is attached to chain and gives pressure Nose Lead

  50. Identify… Drenching Gun/Tool Photo: Unknown Source