Our patent pending Care-Ring™ technology has the advantage over other pain administration routes in that the continual elution provides pain mitigation for the entire banding process. All alternative pain mitigation strategies will only last during the acute administration of the agent. It is designed to work with all currently known existing band castration application technologies.
Field studies indicated that, for both lidocaine delivery into tissues and pain mitigation, the Care-Ring™ performed at least as well as standard lidocaine injections in the short term and outperformed lidocaine injections in the long term. Care-Ring™ delivered therapeutic quantities of lidocaine into scrotal tissues over a period of at least seven days in cattle. Click HERE to view our 2020 publication.
Lidocaine shows promise in mitigating castration pain. Click HERE to be redirected to the Canadian Cattlemen Magazine article on potential of using this anesthetic during processing
Click HERE to be redirected to Albertabeef.org to read more about the preliminary study results.