Quantitative assessment of pain associated behaviours of male lambs (less than 1 week and 6-8 weeks old) in response to castration or tail docking with a new method (Clampeasy)

Project Details

Description

The proposed research is intended to provide evidence of the practicability and effectiveness of a new method (Clampeasy) for castration and tail docking of lambs which produces rapid and permanent local anaesthesia of the scrotum/testes and the tail.

The trial will help determine if Clampeasy can provide an acceptable 'on farm' alternative to current practices.
Short titlePain of castration in lambs
StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/02/2230/09/22

Keywords

  • lamb, castration, welfare, behaviour

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