castrating adult goats. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 17 of 17 Posts. D. DRL · Registered. Joined Mar 12, · 10 Posts. Discussion Starter • #1 • May 15, I have a male pigmy goat that is about 2 1/2 years old, and I was wondering if you can use a band for castrating a buck that old, and if so, how long should I wait to butcher that. Responsible goat owners who breed goats eventually have to turn a buckling into a wether — that is, castrate him. Fortunately, castration is an easy procedure and is surprisingly not that hard on a goat. With a minor painkiller, a castrated goat is usually back to his old self within a few hours after the procedure.
This is an educational presentation on how to castrate a male goat using the elastrator method or commonly called banding. JJ Jones and Justin McDaniel show. Emasculation is said to be the safest method of castrating goats because there’s no blood involved, and the castration happens quickly. You’ll use a tool called a burdizzo or a castration plier. Be sure to use the smaller tool meant for goats or sheep. They’re available for cows as well, but they’ll be much too big and hard to handle.
Castrating an older buck could endanger his health and possibly shorten his life. Castration does not stop the odor on an older buck. Castration would have to be done surgically. ↓↓↓↓↓↓ CLICK “SHOW MORE” FOR RESOURCES ↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓This technique is a very simple way to castrate your male goats. If you find value in these videos and would l.