Debudding

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215 803
$14.95 inc. GST
Hornex has been used by New Zealand breeders for more than 50 years. The 20gm tube will de-bud about 45 calves. Now supplied complete with applicator cap which allows good visibility of the amount of paste being used (see fig.1) and then serves to spread evenly over the horn bud (see fig.2). The skirt around the applicator rim ensures that the paste is contained on the horn, and is not spread over sensitive skin tissue outside the horn. Hornex is best used as soon as horn buds are clearly felt and visible. Generally this is between one and three weeks after birth.
212 626
$199.00 inc. GST
Excess hair growth on udders can be a serious source of contamination of milk, and also a factor causing mastitis infections. Eliminating excess udder hair reduces significantly the amount of mud and manure accumulating on the udder. This dirt can be a significant cause of environmental mastitis. Udder Singe uses a low-temperature butane flame to burn hair away in 1-2 seconds, without causing any pain or damage to udder or teats tissue. Singing of udder hair is common practice in the northern hemisphere. The Shoof Udder Singe is supplied complete with a 600ml canister of butane gas. The wand is 75cm long with a plastic grip. The flame is controlled with an adjustable valve, to produce a ‘lazy yellow flame’ which will not burn the udder (This flame can be tested by running your hand through it). One can of gas should singe 300-400 udders.
213 702
$389.00 inc. GST
The Portasol debudder has now had an upgrade to a Mk3 model. This is a completely new tool, made much stronger and more durable, and with improved heat retaining properties. Ignition is improved with a new Piezo starter, and there is also the very valuable option of manual lighting when required. The jet can be removed and serviced by the user. This new tool is a top quality debudder that should last many years of use.
201 746
$499.00 inc. GST
This debudder is made in New Zealand and has been well proven over many years of use. It is a very robust tool, suitable for use in demanding conditions. Supplied with QCC fitting for direct connection to regular 4kg or 9kg LPG bottles. Gas control is by the handle knob, so a regulator is not required on the bottle. A 2.5m-long hose is included. Supplied standard with 18mm tip, with optional 16mm and 20mmn tips available. The heavy tip on this debudder means it will hold its heat well whilst in contact with the horn.
The Express Butane Belt-Pack makes debudding most convenient when doing more than just a few calves. The kit includes a belt hook which enables the butane can to be belt hung. This makes the debudder handle much more convenient to use. All parts are common to all Express Debudders.
*Tips are all reversible
The Express LPG debudder is for use with regular 4kg and 9kg "barbecue" gas bottles. It is supplied complete with regulator and standard POL LPG bottle fitting. This unit is ideal for commercial operators, and for debudding larger groups of calves where continuous, uninterrupted operation is important. All parts are common to all Express debudders.
**Tips are reversible
201 719
$37.95 inc. GST
201 720
$149.00 inc. GST
201 721
$44.95 inc. GST
These ‘Economy’ tools are quite adequate for the task. Jaws are generally from the same former, and are stretched and squeezed to fit together. Do not make a perfect cut at all times. Jaw openings (LxW): 32cm - 62mm x 33mm; 42cm - 76mm x 38mm. Dimension is overall length.
210 458
$199.00 inc. GST
This is a quality 240v tool with good power output. Ergonomic grip design. Heat to 570°C operating temperature in 10 minutes. A feature of this debudder is the close proximity of the element to the tip ensuring best maintenance of heat output in all conditions. Tips are of stainless steel for long life. The Kerbl debudder is supplied with a stainless steel stand for resting the device on during heating and between uses.
201 728
$299.00 inc. GST
This German-manufactured 240v tool has significant benefits. 700°C operating temperature. The handle design incorporates a flat top area to give an easy pad for hand pressure, without damaging the cord, and also a wire stand to rest the hot iron on during use.
214 574
$499.00 inc. GST
This SAMS debudder uses a transformer to reduce 240v mains power to a safe and powerful 24v debudding tool. Reaches operating temperature of 580°C in 15 minutes. This tool has been used by some of our large-scale rearer clients and proven to be powerful and reliable in all conditions. It is supplied with a 2m lead to the transformer, and then a 4m heavy-duty power lead to the debudder. This ensures full power is supplied to the debudder in all conditions, even when used with an inverter, generator, or extension lead. We strongly recommend this tool for larger-scale operations wanting the convenience of electric debudding.
213 689
$599.00 inc. GST
This tool from Germany is our premium gas debudder. Ideal for the large-scale calf rearer. It is supplied in a sturdy metal carrying case, complete with two 110ml cans of liquid gas. Each can should give up to 2 hours of operation. Cans are simply screwed into the GasBuddex handle. Lighting is by a press-button piezo igniter. Gas flow is controlled with a rotating knob. Operating temperature of 650°C is reached in 2-3 minutes. The debudder is supplied with a spare jet and seal ring, along with Allen keys for fitting. Length 31cm overall. Weight 900gm.
NB: This gas refill is not suitable for refilling Portasol of Vulkan debudders.
219 325
$349.00 inc. GST
This debudder is also assembled in New Zealand, and is well proven over many years of use. Supplied with QCC fitting for direct connection to regular 4kg or 9kg LPG bottles. Gas control is on the handle, so a regulator is not required on the bottle. The gas hose is a generous 3.2m long. This model is lighter to use, and is the fastest heating, and highest heat level of our range.<0x000A>*Not including tip.
**Not including QCC coupling.