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This Concept Map, created with IHMC CmapTools, has information related to: Closed methods of castration, Elastrator band disadvantages 1. Improper technique can lead to the cord not being crushed or the testicles slipping above the band. 2. Once the blood supply is lost the tissue will slough off. This can be a portal for infection or gangrene. Tetanus!! 3. Before the tissue dies the animal will feel pain which is stressful to the animal (welfare issue), Elastrator band Advantages 1.Bloodless 2.Less chance of infection because the skin is not cut 3.less painful that cutting 4.Very simple and less expensive for the farmer, Short scrotum Method 1.scrub the area with dilute chlorohexidine 2. Palpate the testes and ensure they are both there and similar in size. 3.Push the testes up against the body wall so that you are holding the loose skin of the scrotum 4. Using place the elastrator band on the skin so that the testes are held against the body wall. 5.palpate the band to ensure the the testes are not trapped in it. 6.Release the calf. 7.monitor the calf for the following days to ensure that the band hasn't fallen off and no infection has occurred., Closed Castrations Include Elastrator band, Short scrotum Method Premise, Closed Castrations Include Burdizzo, Elastrator band instruments Method, Burdizzo Method Emasculatome, Closed Castrations Include Short scrotum, Burdizzo Instruments Emasculatome, Closed Castrations Analgesia and sedation These procedure can be done standing so a Xylazine-Ketamine stun can be used to sedate the animal. Local lidocaine blocks into the spermatic cord and intratesticular are used to make the procedure as painless as possible (Refer to the Drug table for Volumes and Concestrations used in lab), Short scrotum Method Pros and cons, Short scrotum instruments Method