Cattlemen's Day, 1968; Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 518; Beef; Artery clamp; Dehorning cattle; Feedlot


A preliminary trail involving use of an artery clamp and a drawing and description of the clamp are reported in Bulletin 507. This trial involved 42 horned heifers owned and fed by a cooperating feedlot operator. The heifers were individually weighed and placed on these experimental treatments: 1. Control - not dehorned 2. Dehorned using clamp; arteries pulled 3. Dehorned not using clamp; arteries pulled All heifers were placed in one large lot and fed the same ration for 30 days after being dehorned.

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