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“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 band some pretty big bulls, too, and they never miss a feeding.  I do everything myself, and it’s nice to be able to run them through the chute.  I don’t have to wrangle them at the stage when they are hard to wrangle.  I leave my own bull calves intact to about 600 pounds, which means they stay healthier and perform better.”

Dan Fields, Kansas

The Callicrate Bander™ has earned a reputation as the most humane and effective bloodless castration method on the market, recommended by veterinarians, animal handling specialists and cattle producers.

Like many in agriculture, Mike Callicrate dreams of a better future for farmers, ranchers and rural communities. He’s worried about consumer distrust of management decisions; angry that big food corporations are boxing farmers into impossible corners; unhappy that the rural way of life is becoming eroded and unsustainable. Unlike most of us, however, he’s doing something about it.

President and founder of No-Bull Enterprises, Callicrate invented and now markets a variety of ultra-humane, high quality, easy-to-use, bloodless castrating tools for use on new- born to full-grown livestock. His tool doesn’t just improve castration, it’s a step towards fundamentally changing agri- culture as a whole.

“I don’t want to talk about how great our product is. I want to talk about what drives our company …”

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Introducing The Next Generation Callicrate Bander

No-Bull Enterprises is proud to introduce the next generation Callicrate Bander – the Callicrate PRO Bander™.   The most advanced tool of its kind, the design of the Callicrate PRO Bander™ makes it lightweight and easy to use.

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Humane banding method now available worldwide

Callicrate Banders™, recommended by veterinarians and animal handling specialists worldwide, are the most humane and effective castration tools on the market. Due to emphasis on high-tension ligation, the banders excel at achieving a tight band every time. Easy-to-read tension indicators ensure the correct tightness that is essential to minimizing discomfort and reducing physical complications.

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