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DELAYED CASTRATION

Built-in Cutter

Self-locking Loop

DELAYED CASTRATION

Quality Callicrate Tool

Since 1991

EARLY CASTRATION

Tensioned Loop

for Newborns

VELVET ANTLER REMOVAL

Natural, Drug-free

Velvet Antler Removal

HUMANE   BLOODLESS   DRUG FREE

"Banding is better than cutting for the bigger animals,"

TEMPLE GRANDIN
Professor of animal science

at Colorado State University and one
of the nation’s leading experts
on humane animal handling

COMPRESSION ANALGESIA

Callicrate Banders – SMART, PRO, WEE – insure
proper application and tension every time.  This
humane/low-stress, bloodless, high-tension method improves
any kind of  surgical removal, including castration,
horn removal, and prolapse treatment.
Callicrate Banders are used on cattle, goats, and sheep.

CALLICRATE BANDER DEMONSTRATIONS

SMART Bander

PRO Bander

WEE Bander

“Banding is better than cutting for the bigger animals,”
Temple Grandin

Professor of animal science at Colorado State University and one of the nation’s leading experts on humane animal handling

“Always happy to see how the calves handle the band so much easier than a knife cut.  Once turned out they don’t kick, don’t stop eating, and don’t seem to hardly notice it at all.”
Blair Hunewill

California

“With the enhanced performance from bull calves left intact, he doesn’t need to use growth implants, which means his cattle qualify for natural beef programs. “If I’m doing delayed castration, I don’t need to use hormones, and I definitely don’t want to implant my heifers because I retain the top end of them or sell them to someone else as replacements.”
Tom Hendrix

Rancher from Wray, Colorado

“We have the Callicrate Bander and love using it on our cattle.  I can’t believe how easy it is and the cattle don’t seem to mind it at all.  I am a firm believer.  I’m still singing the praises of the Callicrate Bander.”
Peggy

Grants Pass, Oregon

“We usually try to get the calves started on feed and then I band them and it doesn’t slow them up a bit.  I leave my bull calves intact to about 600 pounds, which means they stay healthier and perform better.”
Dan Fields

Kansas

“The bottom line is that high-tension banding is faster, easier and less traumatic for the animal than surgical castration.”
Matt Sween

University of California-Davis Animal, Science Department