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Banding vs. burdizzo. Which is best? what are the pros and cons? At what age should they be used?

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We've done both banding and burdizzo, as well as surgical. Here is an excerpt from my book, Raising Goats Naturally, on castration options:

http://thriftyhomesteader.com/castration-options-goat-kids/

Thank you for the question & the answer.

Planning for kids & how to deal with castration. 

Definitely leaning to Burdizzo!

Here's a blog post that I recently wrote about the Burdizzo. It also includes a video.

https://thriftyhomesteader.com/castrating-goats-and-sheep-with-a-bu...

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